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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2013 Category A9 - Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities

Category ID: 937
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A9 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2013.
+ Membership
MemberOfViewView928Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2013)
+ Notes


This is an unusual category. CWE does not cover the limitations of human processes and procedures that cannot be described in terms of a specific technical weakness as resident in the code, architecture, or configuration of the software. Since "known vulnerabilities" can arise from any kind of weakness, it is not possible to map this OWASP category to other CWE entries, since it would effectively require mapping this category to ALL weaknesses.
+ References
[REF-936] OWASP. "Top 10 2013-A9-Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities". <>.
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2013-07-16CWE Content TeamMITRE

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