Information Loss or Omission

The product does not record, or improperly records, security-relevant information that leads to an incorrect decision or hampers later analysis.


This can be resultant, e.g. a buffer overflow might trigger a crash before the product can log the event.

See Also

Comprehensive Categorization: Resource Lifecycle Management

Weaknesses in this category are related to resource lifecycle management.

SFP Secondary Cluster: Information Loss

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Information Loss cluster.

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.

Weaknesses Introduced During Implementation

This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.

Weaknesses Introduced During Design

This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during design.

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