OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A5 - Buffer Overflows
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 the A5 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2004.
The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buf...
The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.
The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source.
Deprecated or Obsolete
CWE entries in this view (graph) are associated with the OWASP Top Ten, as released in 2004, and as required for compliance with PCI DSS version 1.1. This view is cons...
- A5 Buffer Overflows