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CWE-92: DEPRECATED: Improper Sanitization of Custom Special Characters

Weakness ID: 92
Deprecated Abstraction: Base
Structure: Simple
Status: Deprecated
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+ Description
This entry has been deprecated. It originally came from PLOVER, which sometimes defined "other" and "miscellaneous" categories in order to satisfy exhaustiveness requirements for taxonomies. Within the context of CWE, the use of a more abstract entry is preferred in mapping situations. CWE-75 is a more appropriate mapping.
+ Relationships

The table(s) below shows the weaknesses and high level categories that are related to this weakness. These relationships are defined as ChildOf, ParentOf, MemberOf and give insight to similar items that may exist at higher and lower levels of abstraction. In addition, relationships such as PeerOf and CanAlsoBe are defined to show similar weaknesses that the user may want to explore.

+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
PLOVER
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigital
updated Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Maintenance_Notes, Relationships, Relationship_Notes, Taxonomy_Mappings, Weakness_Ordinalities
2008-10-14CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Name
2009-05-27CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Name
2009-07-27CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Applicable_Platforms, Causal_Nature, Maintenance_Notes, Name, Observed_Examples, Potential_Mitigations, Related_Attack_Patterns, Relationship_Notes, Relationships, Research_Gaps, Taxonomy_Mappings, Time_of_Introduction, Type, Weakness_Ordinalities
2009-10-29CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2009-12-28CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2010-06-21CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Maintenance_Notes
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2008-10-14Custom Special Character Injection
2009-05-27Insufficient Sanitization of Custom Special Characters
2009-07-27Improper Sanitization of Custom Special Characters

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