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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
13 ASP.NET Misconfiguration: Password in Configuration File
130 Improper Handling of Length Parameter Inconsistency
131 Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size
132 DEPRECATED (Duplicate): Miscalculated Null Termination
135 Incorrect Calculation of Multi-Byte String Length
138 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements
14 Compiler Removal of Code to Clear Buffers
140 Failure to Sanitize Delimiters
141 Improper Neutralization of Parameter/Argument Delimiters
142 Improper Neutralization of Value Delimiters
143 Improper Neutralization of Record Delimiters
144 Improper Neutralization of Line Delimiters
145 Improper Neutralization of Section Delimiters
146 Improper Neutralization of Expression/Command Delimiters
147 Improper Neutralization of Input Terminators
148 Failure to Sanitize Input Leaders
149 Failure to Sanitize Quoting Syntax
15 External Control of System or Configuration Setting
150 Improper Neutralization of Escape, Meta, or Control Sequences
151 Improper Neutralization of Comment Delimiters
152 Improper Neutralization of Macro Symbols
153 Improper Neutralization of Substitution Characters
154 Improper Neutralization of Variable Name Delimiters
155 Improper Neutralization of Wildcards or Matching Symbols
156 Improper Neutralization of Whitespace
157 Failure to Sanitize Paired Delimiters
158 Improper Neutralization of Null Byte or NUL Character
159 Failure to Sanitize Special Element
160 Improper Neutralization of Leading Special Elements
161 Improper Neutralization of Multiple Leading Special Elements
162 Improper Neutralization of Trailing Special Elements
163 Improper Neutralization of Multiple Trailing Special Elements
164 Improper Neutralization of Internal Special Elements
165 Improper Neutralization of Multiple Internal Special Elements
166 Improper Handling of Missing Special Element
167 Improper Handling of Additional Special Element
168 Failure to Resolve Inconsistent Special Elements
170 Improper Null Termination
172 Encoding Error
173 Failure to Handle Alternate Encoding
174 Double Decoding of the Same Data
175 Failure to Handle Mixed Encoding
176 Failure to Handle Unicode Encoding
177 Failure to Handle URL Encoding (Hex Encoding)
178 Failure to Resolve Case Sensitivity
179 Incorrect Behavior Order: Early Validation
180 Incorrect Behavior Order: Validate Before Canonicalize
181 Incorrect Behavior Order: Validate Before Filter
182 Collapse of Data Into Unsafe Value
183 Permissive Whitelist
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