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ID

CWE CATEGORY: DEPRECATED: General Special Element Problems

Category ID: 139
+ Summary
This entry has been deprecated. It is a leftover from PLOVER, but CWE-138 is a more appropriate mapping.
+ Vulnerability Mapping Notes

Usage: Prohibited

(this CWE ID must not be used to map to real-world vulnerabilities)

Reasons: Category, Deprecated

Rationale:

This CWE has been deprecated. It is also a Category. Using categories for mapping has been discouraged since 2019. Categories are informal organizational groupings of weaknesses that can help CWE users with data aggregation, navigation, and browsing. However, they are not weaknesses in themselves.

Comments:

See the summary, which might have suggestions for other CWEs to consider.
+ Content History
+ Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2006-07-19
(CWE Draft 3, 2006-07-19)
CWE Community
Submitted by members of the CWE community to extend early CWE versions
+ Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Applicable_Platforms, Description, Functional_Areas, Name, Relationships, Type
2009-10-29CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2010-06-21CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description
2023-06-29CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Mapping_Notes
+ Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2008-09-09General Special Element Problems
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