CERT C Secure Coding Standard (2008) Chapter 13 - Error Handling (ERR)
A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.
Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.
Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the Error Handling (ERR) chapter of the CERT C Secure Coding Standard (2008).
The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process th...
The software does not properly return control flow to the proper location after it has completed a task or detected an unusual condition.
The software does not use a standardized method for handling errors throughout the code, which might introduce inconsistent error handling and resultant weaknesses.
[PLANNED FOR DEPRECATION. SEE MAINTENANCE NOTES.] Ignoring exceptions and other error conditions may allow an attacker to induce unexpected behavior unnoticed.
The program invokes a potentially dangerous function that could introduce a vulnerability if it is used incorrectly, but the function can also be used safely.
Deprecated or Obsolete
CWE entries in this view (graph) are fully or partially eliminated by following the guidance presented in the book "The CERT C Secure Coding Standard" published in 200...