CQE-835: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

 
Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')
Quality Issue ID: 835 Maturity: Preliminary
+ Description

Description Summary

This pattern identifies situations where the named callable control element or method control element features the execution path whose entry element is found again in the path, while it has no path whatsoever to not return to itself and exit the recursion.
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ChildOf
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Practice
9083Iteration Control
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
ChildOf
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Characteristic
9115Security
Default Graph (primary)9001
CanPrecede
Co
Consequence
9143Failure
Default Graph (primary)9001
CanPrecede
Co
Consequence
9177Resource Exhaustion
Default Graph (primary)9001

Related Taxonomy Entries

TaxonomyVersionRelated ID
ASCSM1ASCSM-CWE-835
CWE2.11835
+ References
"Automated Source Code Security Measure (ASCSM)". ASCSM-CWE-835. v1.0. Object Management Group (OMG). 2016-01-01. <http://www.omg.org/spec/ASCSM/1.0/>.
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