Return of Pointer Value Outside of Expected Range
A function can return a pointer to memory that is outside of the buffer that the pointer is expected to reference.
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Glitch in Computation cluster (SFP1).
Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the Integers (INT) section of the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard. Since not all rules map to specific weaknesses, ...
Weaknesses in this category are related to improper handling of pointers.
This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during design.