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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') 20918
119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 11907
20 Improper Input Validation 9256
89 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 8953
200 Information Exposure 7554
787 Out-of-bounds Write 7046
22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 4860
125 Out-of-bounds Read 4554
416 Use After Free 3144
287 Improper Authentication 2919
94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2902
78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 2272
269 Improper Privilege Management 2224
476 NULL Pointer Dereference 1992
190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 1777
120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') 1518
434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 1451
77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') 1260
400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') 1240
362 Race Condition 1178
284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues 981
732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource 971
798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials 924
502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data 866
59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') 864
74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection') 846
522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials 805
611 Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure 799
276 Incorrect Default Permissions 762
601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') 691
668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere 646
306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function 638
770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling 480
532 Information Leak Through Log Files 451
401 Failure to Release Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak') 427
427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element 409
772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime 400
319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information 379
415 Double Free 378
312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information 351
617 Reachable Assertion 344
327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm 324
326 Inadequate Encryption Strength 310
755 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions 303
203 Information Exposure Through Discrepancy 293
347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature 291
134 Uncontrolled Format String 287
639 Access Control Bypass Through User-Controlled Key 273
369 Divide By Zero 253
345 Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity 241
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