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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Failure to Release Resource

Category ID: 982
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Failure to Release Resource cluster.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.892SFP Primary Cluster: Resource 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.401Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')
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.404Improper Resource Shutdown or Release
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.459Incomplete Cleanup
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.771Missing Reference to Active Allocated Resource
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.772Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime
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.773Missing Reference to Active File Descriptor or Handle
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.775Missing Release of File Descriptor or Handle after Effective Lifetime
+ Content History
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Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-07-29CWE Content TeamMITRE

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