Missing Reference to Active File Descriptor or Handle
The product does not properly maintain references to a file descriptor or handle, which prevents that file descriptor/handle from being reclaimed.
This can cause the product to consume all available file descriptors or handles, which can prevent other processes from performing critical file processing operations.
Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the Input Output (FIO) section of the SEI CERT C Coding Standard.
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Failure to Release Resource cluster (SFP14).
This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during design.