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 product 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 product contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to exter...
This view organizes weaknesses around concepts that are frequently used or encountered in software development. This includes all aspects of the software development l...