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ID

CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Faulty Pointer Use

Category ID: 971
Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Faulty Pointer Use cluster.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory890SFP Primary Cluster: Memory Access
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base469Use of Pointer Subtraction to Determine Size
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base476NULL Pointer Dereference
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant588Attempt to Access Child of a Non-structure Pointer
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2014-07-29Internal CWE Team

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