MITRE’s Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors

It has been reported that MITRE has released a list of the top 25 most dangerous software weaknesses and errors that can be exploited by attackers to compromise our systems. The non-profit’s 2019 Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors report is a compilation of errors, bugs, and potential attack vectors developers should make sure they are familiar with in the interest of security.

Andrew van der Stock, , Senior Principal Consultant ,  Synopsys
September 19, 2019
All security architects, technical leads, and developers should be aware of these standards to avoid the most common issues.
As the co-lead of the OWASP Top 10 and the OWASP Application Security Verification Standards, I congratulate the MITRE team and welcome their newly released Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors. As with all application security programs, having reliable, evidence-based awareness and actual standards is critical in effectively eradicating classes of bugs that will really move the needle to prevent ....
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