Incomplete Internal State Distinction

The software does not properly determine which state it is in, causing it to assume it is in state X when in fact it is in state Y, causing it to perform incorrect operations in a security-relevant manner.


See Also

SFP Secondary Cluster: Unchecked Status Condition

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Unchecked Status Condition cluster (SFP4).

State Issues

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper management of system state.

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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