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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Link in Resource Name Resolution

Category ID: 980
Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Link in Resource Name Resolution cluster.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory893SFP Primary Cluster: Path Resolution
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base59Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant62UNIX Hard Link
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant64Windows Shortcut Following (.LNK)
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant65Windows Hard Link
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant71Apple '.DS_Store'
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base386Symbolic Name not Mapping to Correct Object
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class610Externally Controlled Reference to a Resource in Another Sphere
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2014-07-29Internal CWE Team

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