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CWE - 391 : Unchecked Error Condition

CWE Definition
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description Ignoring exceptions and other error conditions may allow an attacker to induce unexpected behavior unnoticed.
Background Details
Other Notes Just about every serious attack on a software system begins with the violation of a programmer's assumptions. After the attack, the programmer's assumptions seem flimsy and poorly founded, but before an attack many programmers would defend their assumptions well past the end of their lunch break. Two dubious assumptions that are easy to spot in code are "this method call can never fail" and "it doesn't matter if this call fails". When a programmer ignores an exception, they implicitly state that they are operating under one of these assumptions.

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