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Schema Differences between Version 1.0 and Version 1.2
Schema Differences between Version 1.0 and Version 1.2

Version 1.0 Schema File: cwe_schema_v4.0.xsd -> Version 1.2 Schema File: cwe_schema_v4.2.xsd

Summary
Summary

Added a Platform_Notes field for free text comments when listing the applicable platforms, languages and technologies for a given weakness.

Unlimited Mitigation_Phase elements.

Added Modification_Importance to provide a warning flag for any users relying on an entry that the CWE team has changed substantially. This attribute is set to "Critical" when the meaning of the entry may have changed in a way that alters interpretation.

Added Block_Nature attribute to the Block structure to determine the type of data contained within the Block. That is, whether we are describing a list, a good code example, a bad code example, attack code, etc.


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