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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') 18996
119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 11912
20 Improper Input Validation 9075
89 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 7914
200 Information Exposure 7543
787 Out-of-bounds Write 5613
22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 4370
125 Out-of-bounds Read 4124
94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2836
287 Improper Authentication 2806
416 Use After Free 2713
269 Improper Privilege Management 2366
78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 1989
476 NULL Pointer Dereference 1797
190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 1678
120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') 1217
434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 1195
400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') 1192
77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') 1081
362 Race Condition 1035
284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues 1003
732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource 897
59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') 800
798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials 797
74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection') 777
522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials 753
502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data 736
611 Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure 725
276 Incorrect Default Permissions 685
668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere 610
601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') 608
306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function 507
772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime 393
532 Information Leak Through Log Files 389
415 Double Free 346
427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element 343
770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling 337
401 Failure to Release Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak') 319
319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information 317
326 Inadequate Encryption Strength 296
312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information 292
617 Reachable Assertion 280
755 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions 278
327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm 272
134 Uncontrolled Format String 262
347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature 255
369 Divide By Zero 233
203 Information Exposure Through Discrepancy 221
311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data 199
345 Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity 199
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