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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Primary Cluster: Unused entities

Category ID: 886
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Unused entities cluster (SFP2).
+ 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).888Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is linked to a certain type of product, typically involving a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness. Variant level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 3 to 5 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.482Comparing instead of Assigning
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.561Dead Code
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is linked to a certain type of product, typically involving a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness. Variant level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 3 to 5 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.563Assignment to Variable without Use
+ Content History
+ Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2012-03-22CWE Content TeamMITRE
+ Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Name
2020-02-24CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description
+ Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2014-07-31SFP Cluster: Unused entities
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