Coding Standards Violation
Weakness ID: 710 (Weakness Class)Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

The software does not follow certain coding rules for development, which can lead to resultant weaknesses or increase the severity of the associated vulnerabilities.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms



+ Potential Mitigations

Document and closely follow coding standards.

Where possible, use automated tools to enforce the standards.

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class227Failure to Fulfill API Contract ('API Abuse')
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base242Use of Inherently Dangerous Function
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class398Indicator of Poor Code Quality
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class506Embedded Malicious Code
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class657Violation of Secure Design Principles
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class758Reliance on Undefined, Unspecified, or Implementation-Defined Behavior
Research Concepts (primary)1000
MemberOfViewView1000Research Concepts
Research Concepts (primary)1000
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2008-09-09MITREInternal CWE Team
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2009-03-10CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships