Incorrect Synchronization

The product utilizes a shared resource in a concurrent manner, but it does not correctly synchronize access to the resource.


If access to a shared resource is not correctly synchronized, then the resource may not be in a state that is expected by the product. This might lead to unexpected or insecure behaviors, especially if an attacker can influence the shared resource.

See Also

Comprehensive Categorization: Concurrency

Weaknesses in this category are related to concurrency.

Concurrency Issues

Weaknesses in this category are related to concurrent use of shared resources.

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