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CWE CATEGORY: Other Intentional, Nonmalicious Weakness

Category ID: 517
Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

Other kinds of intentional but nonmalicious security flaws are possible. Functional requirements that are written without regard to security requirements can lead to such flaws; one of the flaws exploited by the "Internet worm" [3] (case U10) could be placed in this category.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory513Intentionally Introduced Nonmalicious Weakness
Development Concepts (primary)699
+ Taxonomy Mappings
Mapped Taxonomy NameNode IDFitMapped Node Name
LandwehrOther
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
LandwehrExternally Mined
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2008-01-30Other

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