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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Incorrect Exception Behavior

Category ID: 961
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Incorrect Exception Behavior cluster.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.889SFP Primary Cluster: Exception Management
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.392Missing Report of Error Condition
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.393Return of Wrong Status Code
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.455Non-exit on Failed Initialization
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.460Improper Cleanup on Thrown Exception
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.544Missing Standardized Error Handling Mechanism
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.584Return Inside Finally Block
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.636Not Failing Securely ('Failing Open')
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.703Improper Check or Handling of Exceptional Conditions
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-07-29CWE Content TeamMITRE

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