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CWE CATEGORY: Temporary File Issues

Category ID: 376
Status: Draft
+ Description

Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper handling of temporary files.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory361Time and State
Development Concepts (primary)699
Seven Pernicious Kingdoms (primary)700
ChildOfCategoryCategory632Weaknesses that Affect Files or Directories
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base377Insecure Temporary File
Development Concepts (primary)699
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base378Creation of Temporary File With Insecure Permissions
Development Concepts (primary)699
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base379Creation of Temporary File in Directory with Incorrect Permissions
Development Concepts (primary)699
+ Affected Resources
  • File/Directory
+ Content History
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
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