ICS Supply Chain: Poorly Documented or Undocumented Features

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the "Poorly Documented or Undocumented Features" category from the SEI ETF "Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS" as published in March 2022. Note: members of this category include "Nearest IT Neighbor" recommendations from the report, as well as suggestions by the CWE team. These relationships are likely to change in future CWE versions.

Weaknesses

Hidden Functionality

The software contains functionality that is not documented, not part of the specification, and not accessible through an interface or command sequence that is obvious ...

Inclusion of Undocumented Features or Chicken Bits

The device includes chicken bits or undocumented features that can create entry points for unauthorized actors.

Insufficient Technical Documentation

The product does not contain sufficient technical or engineering documentation (whether on paper or in electronic form) that contains descriptions of...

Concepts

Weaknesses in SEI ETF Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS

CWE entries in this view (graph) are associated with the Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS, as published by the Securing Energy Infrastructure Executive Ta...

See Also

  1. Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS

    Securing Energy Infrastructure Executive Task Force (SEI ETF)


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