The code contains comments that suggest the presence of bugs, incomplete functionality, or weaknesses.
Many suspicious comments, such as BUG, HACK, FIXME, LATER, LATER2, TODO, in the code indicate missing security functionality and checking. Others indicate code problems that programmers should fix, such as hard-coded variables, error handling, not using stored procedures, and performance issues.
cwe_Nature: ChildOf cwe_CWE_ID: 1078 cwe_View_ID: 1000 cwe_Ordinal: Primary
cwe_Nature: ChildOf cwe_CWE_ID: 1078 cwe_View_ID: 699 cwe_Ordinal: Primary
|Other||Quality Degradation||Suspicious comments could be an indication that there are problems in the source code that may need to be fixed and is an indication of poor quality. This could lead to further bugs and the introduction of weaknesses.|
Remove comments that suggest the presence of bugs, incomplete functionality, or weaknesses, before deploying the application.
The following excerpt demonstrates the use of a suspicious comment in an incomplete code block that may have security repercussions.