SFP Primary Cluster: Unused entities

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.

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Unused entities cluster (SFP2).

Weaknesses

Assignment to Variable without Use

The variable's value is assigned but never used, making it a dead store.

Comparing instead of Assigning

The code uses an operator for comparison when the intention was to perform an assignment.

Dead Code

The software contains dead code, which can never be executed.

Concepts

Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters

CWE identifiers in this view are associated with clusters of Software Fault Patterns (SFPs).


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