Excessive Index Range Scan for a Data Resource

The software contains an index range scan for a large data table, but the scan can cover a large number of rows.


Description

This issue can make the software perform more slowly. If the relevant code is reachable by an attacker, then this performance problem might introduce a vulnerability.

While the interpretation of "large data table" and "excessive index range" may vary for each product or developer, CISQ recommends a threshold of 1000000 table rows and a threshold of 10 for the index range.

See Also

CISQ Quality Measures - Efficiency

Weaknesses in this category are related to the CISQ Quality Measures for Efficiency. Presence of these weaknesses could reduce the efficiency of the software.

CISQ Quality Measures - Performance

Weaknesses in this category are related to the CISQ Quality Measures for Performance. Presence of these weaknesses could reduce the performance of the software.

Bad Coding Practices

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