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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Weak Cryptography

Category ID: 959
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Weak Cryptography cluster.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.903SFP Primary Cluster: Cryptography
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is described at a very low level of detail, typically limited to a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness.261Weak Cryptography for Passwords
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.322Key Exchange without Entity Authentication
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.323Reusing a Nonce, Key Pair in Encryption
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.324Use of a Key Past its Expiration Date
HasMemberClassClass - a weakness that is described in a very abstract fashion, typically independent of any specific language or technology. More general than a Base weakness.326Inadequate Encryption Strength
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is described at a very low level of detail, typically limited to a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness.329Not Using a Random IV with CBC Mode
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.347Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.640Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-07-29CWE Content TeamMITRE

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