SEI CERT C Coding Standard - Guidelines 10. Environment (ENV)

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the Environment (ENV) section of the SEI CERT C Coding Standard.

Weaknesses

Improper Neutralization of Argument Delimiters in a Command ('Argument Injection')

The software constructs a string for a command to executed by a separate component in another control sphere, but it does not properly delimit the intended arguments, ...

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

The software constructs all or part of an OS command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralize...

Incorrect Control Flow Scoping

The software does not properly return control flow to the proper location after it has completed a task or detected an unusual condition.

Use of Potentially Dangerous Function

The program invokes a potentially dangerous function that could introduce a vulnerability if it is used incorrectly, but the function can also be used safely.

Concepts

Weaknesses Addressed by the SEI CERT C Coding Standard

CWE entries in this view (graph) are fully or partially eliminated by following the guidance presented in the online wiki that reflects that current rules and recommen...

See Also

  1. SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rule 10. Environment (ENV)

    The Software Engineering Institute

  2. SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rec. 10. Environment (ENV)

    The Software Engineering Institute


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