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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Unrestricted Consumption

Category ID: 985
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Unrestricted Consumption cluster.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.892SFP Primary Cluster: Resource Management
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.400Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')
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.674Uncontrolled Recursion
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.770Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling
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.774Allocation of File Descriptors or Handles Without Limits or Throttling
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-07-29CWE Content TeamMITRE

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