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CWE - 119 : Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 5176
Description The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.Certain languages allow direct addressing of memory locations and do not automatically ensure that these locations are valid for the memory buffer that is being referenced. This can cause read or write operations to be performed on memory locations that may be associated with other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
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