Use of Multiple Resources with Duplicate Identifier

The software uses multiple resources that can have the same identifier, in a context in which unique identifiers are required.


Description

If the software assumes that each resource has a unique identifier, the software could operate on the wrong resource if attackers can cause multiple resources to be associated with the same identifier.

See Also

Bad Coding Practices

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SFP Secondary Cluster: Life Cycle

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Life Cycle cluster.

Resource Management Errors

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

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

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

Weaknesses without Software Fault Patterns

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Weaknesses Introduced During Implementation

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


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