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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 still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.209Generation of Error Message Containing Sensitive Information
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is linked to a certain type of product, typically involving a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness. Variant level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 3 to 5 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.548Exposure of Information 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://owasp.org/www-pdf-archive/OWASP_Top_10-2017_%28en%29.pdf.pdf>.
+ Content History
+ Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2013-07-16CWE Content TeamMITRE
+ Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2014-06-23CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2020-02-24CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated References
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