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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C++ Secure Coding Section 12 - Exceptions and Error Handling (ERR)

Category ID: 880
Status: Incomplete
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Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the Exceptions and Error Handling (ERR) 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 Base209Information Exposure Through an Error Message
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class390Detection of Error Condition Without Action
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base391Unchecked Error Condition
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant460Improper Cleanup on Thrown Exception
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant497Exposure of System Data to an Unauthorized Control Sphere
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base544Missing Standardized Error Handling Mechanism
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class703Improper Check or Handling of Exceptional Conditions
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class705Incorrect Control Flow Scoping
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class754Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class755Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
MemberOfViewView868Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard
Weaknesses Addressed by the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard (primary)868
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Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2011-08-04Internal CWE Team

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