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 improper management of system state.
One or more system settings or configuration elements can be externally controlled by a user.
The product does not properly determine which state it is in, causing it to assume it is in state X when in fact it is in state Y, causing it to perform incorrect oper...
The product sends non-cloned mutable data as an argument to a method or function.
Sending non-cloned mutable data as a return value may result in that data being altered or deleted by the calling function.
During execution of non-reentrant code, the product performs a call that unintentionally produces a nested invocation of the non-reentrant code.
This view organizes weaknesses around concepts that are frequently used or encountered in software development. This includes all aspects of the software development l...