SFP Secondary Cluster: Covert Channel
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.
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Covert Channel cluster.
A covert channel is a path that can be used to transfer information in a way not intended by the system's designers.
A covert storage channel transfers information through the setting of bits by one program and the reading of those bits by another. What distinguishes this case from t...
Covert timing channels convey information by modulating some aspect of system behavior over time, so that the program receiving the information can observe system beha...
CWE identifiers in this view are associated with clusters of Software Fault Patterns (SFPs).