Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions
Weakness ID: 755 (Weakness Class)Status: Incomplete
+ Description

Description Summary

The software fails to handle or improperly handles an exceptional condition.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms



+ Likelihood of Exploit

Low to Medium

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class703Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base209Information Exposure Through an Error Message
Research Concepts1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class390Detection of Error Condition Without Action
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base395Use of NullPointerException Catch to Detect NULL Pointer Dereference
Research Concepts1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base396Declaration of Catch for Generic Exception
Research Concepts1000
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant460Improper Cleanup on Thrown Exception
Research Concepts1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base544Failure to Use a Standardized Error Handling Mechanism
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base600Failure to Catch All Exceptions in Servlet
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class636Not Failing Securely ('Failing Open')
Research Concepts1000
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class756Missing Custom Error Page
Research Concepts (primary)1000
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2009-03-03Internal CWE Team
New entry for reorganization of CWE-703.
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2009-12-28CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Applicable Platforms, Likelihood of Exploit, Time of Introduction