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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 7675
79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') 6927
89 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 4266
20 Improper Input Validation 4181
200 Information Exposure 3143
94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2072
22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 1947
287 Improper Authentication 1026
284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues 847
59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') 424
362 Race Condition 386
78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 216
416 Use After Free 192
134 Uncontrolled Format String 159
125 Out-of-bounds Read 153
476 NULL Pointer Dereference 101
77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') 92
190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 85
787 Out-of-bounds Write 49
74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection') 32
345 Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity 28
611 Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure 25
601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') 22
400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') 22
798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials 21
434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 17
285 Improper Access Control (Authorization) 17
415 Double Free 14
369 Divide By Zero 13
502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data 11
346 Origin Validation Error 11
532 Information Leak Through Log Files 10
326 Inadequate Encryption Strength 8
704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast 7
93 Failure to Sanitize CRLF Sequences ('CRLF Injection') 5
640 Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password 5
428 Unquoted Search Path or Element 4
191 Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound) 4
172 Encoding Error 4
113 Failure to Sanitize CRLF Sequences in HTTP Headers ('HTTP Response Splitting') 4
91 XML Injection (aka Blind XPath Injection) 3
90 Failure to Sanitize Data into LDAP Queries ('LDAP Injection') 2
332 Insufficient Entropy in PRNG 2
327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm 2
297 Improper Validation of Host-specific Certificate Data 2
129 Improper Validation of Array Index 2
775 Missing Release of File Descriptor or Handle after Effective Lifetime 1
749 Exposed Dangerous Method or Function 1
693 Protection Mechanism Failure 1
682 Incorrect Calculation 1
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