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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C Secure Coding Section 50 - POSIX (POS)

Category ID: 748
Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the POSIX section of the CERT C Secure Coding Standard. Since not all rules map to specific weaknesses, this category may be incomplete.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base59Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base170Improper Null Termination
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base242Use of Inherently Dangerous Function
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base272Least Privilege Violation
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base273Improper Check for Dropped Privileges
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base363Race Condition Enabling Link Following
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base365Race Condition in Switch
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base366Race Condition within a Thread
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base562Return of Stack Variable Address
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base667Improper Locking
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant686Function Call With Incorrect Argument Type
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard734
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class696Incorrect Behavior Order
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
MemberOfViewView734Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (primary)734
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Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2008-11-24Internal CWE Team

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