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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2010 Category A3 - Broken Authentication and Session Management

Category ID: 812
Status: Obsolete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A3 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2010.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfViewView - a subset of CWE entries that provides a way of examining CWE content. The two main view structures are Slices (flat lists) and Graphs (containing relationships between entries).809Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2010)
HasMemberClassClass - a weakness that is described in a very abstract fashion, typically independent of any specific language or technology. More specific than a Pillar Weakness, but more general than a Base Weakness. Class level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 1 or 2 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, and resource.287Improper Authentication
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.306Missing Authentication for Critical Function
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.307Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.798Use of Hard-coded Credentials
+ References
[REF-763] OWASP. "Top 10 2010-A3-Broken Authentication and Session Management". <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2010-A3-Broken_Authentication_and_Session_Management>.
+ Content History
+ Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2010-06-17CWE Content TeamMITRE
+ Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2011-09-13CWE Content TeamMITRE
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