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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
227 Failure to Fulfill API Contract ('API Abuse')
228 Improper Handling of Syntactically Invalid Structure 1
229 Improper Handling of Values
230 Improper Handling of Missing Values
231 Improper Handling of Extra Values
232 Improper Handling of Undefined Values
233 Parameter Problems
234 Failure to Handle Missing Parameter
235 Improper Handling of Extra Parameters
236 Improper Handling of Undefined Parameters
237 Improper Handling of Structural Elements
238 Improper Handling of Incomplete Structural Elements
239 Failure to Handle Incomplete Element
240 Improper Handling of Inconsistent Structural Elements 2
241 Improper Handling of Unexpected Data Type 1
242 Use of Inherently Dangerous Function 1
243 Failure to Change Working Directory in chroot Jail
244 Failure to Clear Heap Memory Before Release ('Heap Inspection')
245 J2EE Bad Practices: Direct Management of Connections
246 J2EE Bad Practices: Direct Use of Sockets
247 Reliance on DNS Lookups in a Security Decision
248 Uncaught Exception 2
249 DEPRECATED: Often Misused: Path Manipulation
250 Execution with Unnecessary Privileges 5
252 Unchecked Return Value 41
253 Incorrect Check of Function Return Value
256 Plaintext Storage of a Password 9
257 Storing Passwords in a Recoverable Format 1
258 Empty Password in Configuration File
259 Use of Hard-coded Password 5
260 Password in Configuration File
261 Weak Cryptography for Passwords 1
262 Not Using Password Aging
263 Password Aging with Long Expiration
266 Incorrect Privilege Assignment 12
267 Privilege Defined With Unsafe Actions 1
268 Privilege Chaining 1
269 Improper Privilege Management 2270
270 Privilege Context Switching Error 1
271 Privilege Dropping / Lowering Errors 1
272 Least Privilege Violation
273 Improper Check for Dropped Privileges 14
274 Improper Handling of Insufficient Privileges
276 Incorrect Default Permissions 555
277 Insecure Inherited Permissions 1
278 Insecure Preserved Inherited Permissions
279 Incorrect Execution-Assigned Permissions 1
280 Improper Handling of Insufficient Permissions or Privileges 1
281 Improper Preservation of Permissions 117
282 Improper Ownership Management
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