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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Secondary Cluster: Failure to Release Resource

Category ID: 982
Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Failure to Release Resource cluster.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory892SFP Primary Cluster: Resource Management
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base401Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base404Improper Resource Shutdown or Release
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base459Incomplete Cleanup
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base771Missing Reference to Active Allocated Resource
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base772Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant773Missing Reference to Active File Descriptor or Handle
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant775Missing Release of File Descriptor or Handle after Effective Lifetime
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2014-07-29Internal CWE Team

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