Key Management Errors
A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.
Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.
Weaknesses in this category are related to errors in the management of cryptographic keys.
The software performs a key exchange with an actor without verifying the identity of that actor.
Nonces should be used for the present occasion and only once.
The product uses a cryptographic key or password past its expiration date, which diminishes its safety significantly by increasing the timing window for cracking attac...
The use of a hard-coded cryptographic key significantly increases the possibility that encrypted data may be recovered.
This view organizes weaknesses around concepts that are frequently used or encountered in software development. This includes all aspects of the software development l...