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CAPEC-212: Functionality Misuse

Functionality Misuse
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Attack Pattern ID: 212
Abstraction: Meta
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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An adversary misuses the functionality of an application in order to achieve a negative technical impact. In this pattern of attack, the system functionality is not altered or modified, rather it is used in a way that was not intended. This is often accomplished through overuse of the functionality, or by leveraging functionality with design flaws that enables

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Likelihood: Medium

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CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2015-12-07Updated Description Summary, Typical_Likelihood_of_Exploit, Typical_SeverityInternal

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