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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') 17107
119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 11994
20 Improper Input Validation 8875
200 Information Exposure 7521
89 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 6849
787 Out-of-bounds Write 4284
22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 4013
125 Out-of-bounds Read 3624
94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2736
287 Improper Authentication 2508
416 Use After Free 2322
269 Improper Privilege Management 2124
78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 1729
476 NULL Pointer Dereference 1552
190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 1514
400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') 1017
120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') 982
284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues 980
434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 947
362 Race Condition 895
732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource 794
59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') 734
77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') 728
74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection') 713
798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials 680
522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials 670
611 Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure 656
502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data 638
276 Incorrect Default Permissions 535
601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') 520
306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function 419
772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime 395
532 Information Leak Through Log Files 333
668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere 330
415 Double Free 303
319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information 270
326 Inadequate Encryption Strength 268
770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling 263
427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element 263
134 Uncontrolled Format String 254
312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information 246
401 Failure to Release Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak') 241
327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm 226
347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature 221
755 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions 218
369 Divide By Zero 218
617 Reachable Assertion 189
704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast 183
311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data 182
345 Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity 173
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