SFP Primary Cluster: Faulty Resource Release

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.

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Faulty Resource Release cluster (SFP37).

Weaknesses

Double Free

The product calls free() twice on the same memory address, potentially leading to modification of unexpected memory locations.

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...

Release of Invalid Pointer or Reference

The application attempts to return a memory resource to the system, but calls the wrong release function or calls the appropriate release function incorrectly.

Concepts

Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters

CWE identifiers in this view are associated with clusters of Software Fault Patterns (SFPs).


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