CQE-9078: Memory Management

 
Memory Management
Practice ID: 9078 Maturity: Preliminary
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Description Summary

Memory Management

Extended Description

When software does not properly manage memory, it can consume more memory than is necessary or incur the risk of corruption of relevant memory - and perhaps instructions - possibly leading to a crash, the risk of data integrity loss, and the risk of unauthorized access to sensitive data.

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9022Memory Corruption
Default Graph (primary)9001
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9054Data Corruption
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9143Failure
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9152Unauthorized Access to Sensitive Information
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120Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
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789Uncontrolled Memory Allocation
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
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9002Quality Issues Organized by Practices
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
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