SEI CERT C Coding Standard - Guidelines 51. Microsoft Windows (WIN)

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 Microsoft Windows (WIN) section of the SEI CERT C Coding Standard.

Weaknesses

Free of Memory not on the Heap

The application calls free() on a pointer to memory that was not allocated using associated heap allocation functions such as malloc(), calloc(), or realloc().

Mismatched Memory Management Routines

The application attempts to return a memory resource to the system, but it calls a release function that is not compatible with the function that was originally used t...

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 51. Microsoft Windows (WIN)

    The Software Engineering Institute

  2. SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rec 51. Microsoft Windows (WIN)

    The Software Engineering Institute


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