Failure to Sanitize Paired Delimiters

The software does not properly handle the characters that are used to mark the beginning and ending of a group of entities, such as parentheses, brackets, and braces.


Description

Paired delimiters might include:

< and > angle brackets

( and ) parentheses

{ and } braces

[ and ] square brackets

" " double quotes

' ' single quotes

See Also

SFP Secondary Cluster: Tainted Input to Command

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Tainted Input to Command cluster (SFP24).

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

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Weaknesses Introduced During Implementation

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