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CWE - 227 : Failure to Fulfill API Contract ('API Abuse')

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/227.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description The software uses an API in a manner contrary to its intended use.An API is a contract between a caller and a callee. The most common forms of API misuse are caused by the caller failing to honor its end of this contract. For example, if a program fails to call chdir() after calling chroot(), it violates the contract that specifies how to change the active root directory in a secure fashion. Another good example of library abuse is expecting the callee to return trustworthy DNS information to the caller. In this case, the caller misuses the callee API by making certain assumptions about its behavior (that the return value can be used for authentication purposes). One can also violate the caller-callee contract from the other side. For example, if a coder subclasses SecureRandom and returns a non-random value, the contract is violated.
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