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ID

CWE-357: Insufficient UI Warning of Dangerous Operations

Weakness ID: 357
Abstraction: Base
Status: Draft
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+ Description

Description Summary

The user interface provides a warning to a user regarding dangerous or sensitive operations, but the warning is not noticeable enough to warrant attention.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms

Languages

All

+ Common Consequences
ScopeEffect
Non-Repudiation

Technical Impact: Hide activities

+ Observed Examples
ReferenceDescription
User not sufficiently warned if host key mismatch occurs
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory355User Interface Security Issues
Development Concepts (primary)699
ChildOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class693Protection Mechanism Failure
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ChildOfCategoryCategory996SFP Secondary Cluster: Security
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base450Multiple Interpretations of UI Input
Research Concepts (primary)1000
+ Taxonomy Mappings
Mapped Taxonomy NameNode IDFitMapped Node Name
PLOVERInsufficient UI warning of dangerous operations
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
PLOVERExternally Mined
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigitalExternal
updated Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
2009-05-27CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Description
2010-04-05CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2011-06-01CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships

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