Handler Errors

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 improper management of handlers.

Weaknesses

Dangerous Signal Handler not Disabled During Sensitive Operations

The application uses a signal handler that shares state with other signal handlers, but it does not properly mask or prevent those signal handlers from being invoked w...

Deployment of Wrong Handler

The wrong "handler" is assigned to process an object.

Missing Handler

A handler is not available or implemented.

Signal Handler Use of a Non-reentrant Function

The program defines a signal handler that calls a non-reentrant function.

Unparsed Raw Web Content Delivery

The software stores raw content or supporting code under the web document root with an extension that is not specifically handled by the server.

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

The software allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment.

Concepts

Software Development

This view organizes weaknesses around concepts that are frequently used or encountered in software development. This includes all aspects of the software development l...


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