Information Loss or Omission

The software does not record, or improperly records, security-relevant information that leads to an incorrect decision or hampers later analysis.


Description

This can be resultant, e.g. a buffer overflow might trigger a crash before the product can log the event.

See Also

SFP Secondary Cluster: Information Loss

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Information Loss cluster.

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.

Weaknesses without Software Fault Patterns

CWE identifiers in this view are weaknesses that do not have associated Software Fault Patterns (SFPs), as covered by the CWE-888 view. As such, they represent gaps in...

Weaknesses Introduced During Implementation

This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.


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