Use of Multiple Resources with Duplicate Identifier
Weakness ID: 694 (Weakness Base)Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

The product uses multiple resources that can have the same identifier, in a context in which unique identifiers are required. This could lead to operations on the wrong resource, or inconsistent operations.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms



+ Potential Mitigations

Use unique identifiers.

+ Other Notes

This weakness is probably closely associated with other issues related to doubling, such as CWE-675 (Duplicate Operations on Resource). It's usually a case of an API contract violation (CWE-227).

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class573Failure to Follow Specification
Development Concepts (primary)699
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant102Struts: Duplicate Validation Forms
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base462Duplicate Key in Associative List (Alist)
Research Concepts (primary)1000
+ Relevant Properties
  • Uniqueness
+ Content History
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigitalExternal
updated Potential Mitigations, Time of Introduction