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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Link in Resource Name Resolution

Category ID: 980
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Link in Resource Name Resolution cluster.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.893SFP Primary Cluster: Path Resolution
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.59Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')
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.62UNIX Hard Link
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.64Windows Shortcut Following (.LNK)
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.65Windows Hard Link
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.386Symbolic Name not Mapping to Correct Object
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.610Externally Controlled Reference to a Resource in Another Sphere
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-07-29CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
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