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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2017 Category A6 - Security Misconfiguration

Category ID: 1032
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A6 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2017.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfViewView - a subset of CWE entries that provides a way of examining CWE content. The two main view structures are Slices (flat lists) and Graphs (containing relationships between entries).1026Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2017)
HasMemberCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.16Configuration
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.209Information Exposure Through an Error Message
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.548Information Exposure Through Directory Listing
+ Notes

Relationship

While the OWASP document maps to CWE-2 and CWE-388, these are not appropriate for mapping, as they are high-level categories that are only intended for the Seven Pernicious Kingdoms view (CWE-700).
+ References
[REF-957] "Top 10 2017". OWASP. 2017-04-12. <https://www.owasp.org/images/7/72/OWASP_Top_10-2017_%28en%29.pdf>.
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2013-07-16CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2014-06-23CWE Content TeamMITRE
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