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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
241 Improper Handling of Unexpected Data Type
242 Use of Inherently Dangerous Function
243 Failure to Change Working Directory in chroot Jail
244 Failure to Clear Heap Memory Before Release ('Heap Inspection')
245 J2EE Bad Practices: Direct Management of Connections
246 J2EE Bad Practices: Direct Use of Sockets
247 Reliance on DNS Lookups in a Security Decision
248 Uncaught Exception
249 DEPRECATED: Often Misused: Path Manipulation
25 Path Traversal: '/../filedir'
250 Execution with Unnecessary Privileges
252 Unchecked Return Value
253 Incorrect Check of Function Return Value
256 Plaintext Storage of a Password
257 Storing Passwords in a Recoverable Format
258 Empty Password in Configuration File
259 Use of Hard-coded Password
26 Path Traversal: '/dir/../filename'
260 Password in Configuration File
261 Weak Cryptography for Passwords
262 Not Using Password Aging
263 Password Aging with Long Expiration
266 Incorrect Privilege Assignment
267 Privilege Defined With Unsafe Actions
268 Privilege Chaining
269 Improper Privilege Management
27 Path Traversal: 'dir/../../filename'
270 Privilege Context Switching Error
271 Privilege Dropping / Lowering Errors
272 Least Privilege Violation
273 Improper Check for Dropped Privileges
274 Improper Handling of Insufficient Privileges
276 Incorrect Default Permissions
277 Insecure Inherited Permissions
278 Insecure Preserved Inherited Permissions
279 Incorrect Execution-Assigned Permissions
28 Path Traversal: '..\filedir'
280 Improper Handling of Insufficient Permissions or Privileges
281 Improper Preservation of Permissions
282 Improper Ownership Management
283 Unverified Ownership
285 Improper Access Control (Authorization)
286 Incorrect User Management
288 Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
289 Authentication Bypass by Alternate Name
29 Path Traversal: '\..\filename'
290 Authentication Bypass by Spoofing
292 Trusting Self-reported DNS Name
293 Using Referer Field for Authentication
294 Authentication Bypass by Capture-replay
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