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CWE - 489 : Leftover Debug Code

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/489.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description The application can be deployed with active debugging code that can create unintended entry points.
Background Details
Other Notes A common development practice is to add "back door" code specifically designed for debugging or testing purposes that is not intended to be shipped or deployed with the application. In web-based applications, debug code is used to test and modify web application properties, configuration information, and functions. If a debug application is left on a production server, an attacker may be able to use it to perform these tasks. When this sort of debug code is left in the application, the application is open to unintended modes of interaction. These back door entry points create security risks because they are not considered during design or testing and fall outside of the expected operating conditions of the application.

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