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CWE Number Name Number Of Related Vulnerabilities
79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') 18600
119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 11929
20 Improper Input Validation 9038
89 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 7572
200 Information Exposure 7517
787 Out-of-bounds Write 5426
22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 4334
125 Out-of-bounds Read 4060
94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2817
287 Improper Authentication 2758
416 Use After Free 2662
269 Improper Privilege Management 2309
78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 1962
476 NULL Pointer Dereference 1774
190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 1654
400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') 1169
120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') 1165
434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 1157
77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') 1053
362 Race Condition 1015
284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues 999
732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource 881
59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') 787
798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials 781
74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection') 769
522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials 742
502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data 725
611 Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure 716
276 Incorrect Default Permissions 661
601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') 601
668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere 569
306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function 485
772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime 389
532 Information Leak Through Log Files 374
415 Double Free 339
427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element 332
770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling 327
401 Failure to Release Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak') 313
319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information 307
326 Inadequate Encryption Strength 295
312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information 285
327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm 272
617 Reachable Assertion 268
755 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions 267
134 Uncontrolled Format String 260
347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature 251
369 Divide By Zero 233
203 Information Exposure Through Discrepancy 213
311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data 193
665 Improper Initialization 193
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