Improper Adherence to Coding Standards

The software does not follow certain coding rules for development, which can lead to resultant weaknesses or increase the severity of the associated vulnerabilities.


See Also

SFP Secondary Cluster: Implementation

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

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

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

Research Concepts

This view is intended to facilitate research into weaknesses, including their inter-dependencies, and can be leveraged to systematically identify theoretical gaps with...

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...


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