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Category ID: 339
Status: Deprecated
+ Summary
This category is related to the WASC Threat Classification 2.0 item Format String
+ Membership
HasMemberDetailed Attack PatternDetailed Attack Pattern - A detailed level attack pattern in CAPEC provides a low level of detail, typically leveraging a specific technique and targeting a specific technology, and expresses a complete execution flow. Detailed attack patterns are more specific than meta attack patterns and standard attack patterns and often require a specific protection mechanism to mitigate actual attacks. A detailed level attack pattern often will leverage a number of different standard level attack patterns chained together to accomplish a goal.67String Format Overflow in syslog()
+ References
[REF-15] Robert Auger. "WASC Threat Classification 2.0". WASC-06 - Format String. The Web Application Security Consortium (WASC). <>.
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2014-06-23CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2017-01-09CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Updated Relationships
2017-08-04CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Updated Relationships
2020-12-17CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Updated @Name, @Status
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2020-12-17WASC-06 - Format String
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