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CertC-ARR01 ARR01-C. Do not apply the sizeof operator to a pointer when taking the size of an array
CertC-ARR02 ARR02-C. Explicitly specify array bounds, even if implicitly defined by an initializer
CertC-ARR30 ARR30-C. Do not form or use out-of-bounds pointers or array subscripts
CertC-ARR36 ARR36-C. Do not subtract or compare two pointers that do not refer to the same array
CertC-ARR37 ARR37-C. Do not add or subtract an integer to a pointer to a non-array object
CertC-ARR39 ARR39-C. Do not add or subtract a scaled integer to a pointer
CertC-CON32 CON32-C. Prevent data races when accessing bit-fields from multiple threads
CertC-CON40 CON40-C. Do not refer to an atomic variable twice in an expression
CertC-DCL00 DCL00-C. Const-qualify immutable objects
CertC-DCL01 DCL01-C. Do not reuse variable names in subscopes
CertC-DCL02 DCL02-C. Use visually distinct identifiers
CertC-DCL03 DCL03-C. Use a static assertion to test the value of a constant expression
CertC-DCL04 DCL04-C. Do not declare more than one variable per declaration
CertC-DCL05 DCL05-C. Use typedefs of non-pointer types only
CertC-DCL06 DCL06-C. Use meaningful symbolic constants to represent literal values
CertC-DCL07 DCL07-C. Include the appropriate type information in function declarators
CertC-DCL09 DCL09-C. Declare functions that return errno with a return type of errno_t
CertC-DCL11 DCL11-C. Understand the type issues associated with variadic functions
CertC-DCL12 DCL12-C. Implement abstract data types using opaque types
CertC-DCL13 DCL13-C. Declare function parameters that are pointers to values not changed by the function as const
CertC-DCL15 DCL15-C. Declare file-scope objects or functions that do not need external linkage as static
CertC-DCL16 DCL16-C. Use "L," not "l," to indicate a long value
CertC-DCL18 DCL18-C. Do not begin integer constants with 0 when specifying a decimal value
CertC-DCL19 DCL19-C. Minimize the scope of variables and functions
CertC-DCL20 DCL20-C. Explicitly specify void when a function accepts no arguments
CertC-DCL21 DCL21-C. Understand the storage of compound literals
CertC-DCL23 DCL23-C. Guarantee that mutually visible identifiers are unique
CertC-DCL30 DCL30-C. Declare objects with appropriate storage durations
CertC-DCL31 DCL31-C. Declare identifiers before using them
CertC-DCL36 DCL36-C. Do not declare an identifier with conflicting linkage classifications
CertC-DCL37 DCL37-C. Do not declare or define a reserved identifier
CertC-DCL38 DCL38-C. Use the correct syntax when declaring a flexible array member
CertC-DCL39 DCL39-C. Avoid information leakage when passing a structure across a trust boundary
CertC-DCL40 DCL40-C. Do not create incompatible declarations of the same function or object
CertC-DCL41 DCL41-C. Do not declare variables inside a switch statement before the first case label
CertC-ENV30 ENV30-C. Do not modify the object referenced by the return value of certain functions
CertC-ENV32 ENV32-C. All exit handlers must return normally
CertC-ENV33 ENV33-C. Do not call system()
CertC-ERR30 ERR30-C. Set errno to zero before calling a library function known to set errno, and check errno only after the function returns a value indicating failure
CertC-ERR32 ERR32-C. Do not rely on indeterminate values of errno
CertC-ERR33 ERR33-C. Detect and handle standard library errors
CertC-ERR34 ERR34-C. Detect errors when converting a string to a number
CertC-EXP00 EXP00-C. Use parentheses for precedence of operation
CertC-EXP02 EXP02-C. Be aware of the short-circuit behavior of the logical AND and OR operators
CertC-EXP05 EXP05-C. Do not cast away a const qualification
CertC-EXP07 EXP07-C. Do not diminish the benefits of constants by assuming their values in expressions
CertC-EXP10 EXP10-C. Do not depend on the order of evaluation of subexpressions or the order in which side effects take place
CertC-EXP12 EXP12-C. Do not ignore values returned by functions
CertC-EXP14 EXP14-C. Beware of integer promotion when performing bitwise operations on integer types smaller than int
CertC-EXP15 EXP15-C. Do not place a semicolon on the same line as an if, for, or while statement
CertC-EXP19 EXP19-C. Use braces for the body of an if, for, or while statement
CertC-EXP20 EXP20-C. Perform explicit tests to determine success, true and false, and equality
CertC-EXP30 EXP30-C. Do not depend on the order of evaluation for side effects
CertC-EXP32 EXP32-C. Do not access a volatile object through a nonvolatile reference
CertC-EXP33 EXP33-C. Do not read uninitialized memory
CertC-EXP34 EXP34-C. Do not dereference null pointers
CertC-EXP35 EXP35-C. Do not modify objects with temporary lifetime
CertC-EXP36 EXP36-C. Do not cast pointers into more strictly aligned pointer types
CertC-EXP37 EXP37-C. Call functions with the correct number and type of arguments
CertC-EXP40 EXP40-C. Do not modify constant objects
CertC-EXP42 EXP42-C. Do not compare padding data
CertC-EXP44 EXP44-C. Do not rely on side effects in operands to sizeof, _Alignof, or _Generic
CertC-EXP45 EXP45-C. Do not perform assignments in selection statements
CertC-EXP46 EXP46-C. Do not use a bitwise operator with a Boolean-like operand
CertC-EXP47 EXP47-C. Do not call va_arg with an argument of the incorrect type
CertC-FIO30 FIO30-C. Exclude user input from format strings
CertC-FIO34 FIO34-C. Distinguish between characters read from a file and EOF or WEOF
CertC-FIO37 FIO37-C. Do not assume that fgets() or fgetws() returns a nonempty string when successful
CertC-FIO38 FIO38-C. Do not copy a FILE object
CertC-FIO47 FIO47-C. Use valid format strings
CertC-FLP02 FLP02-C. Avoid using floating-point numbers when precise computation is needed
CertC-FLP06 FLP06-C. Convert integers to floating point for floating-point operations
CertC-FLP07 FLP07-C. Cast the return value of a function that returns a floating-point type
CertC-FLP30 FLP30-C. Do not use floating-point variables as loop counters
CertC-FLP37 FLP37-C. Do not use object representations to compare floating-point values
CertC-INT00 INT00-C. Understand the data model used by your implementation(s)
CertC-INT01 INT01-C. Use rsize_t or size_t for all integer values representing the size of an object
CertC-INT05 INT05-C. Do not use input functions to convert character data if they cannot handle all possible inputs
CertC-INT07 INT07-C. Use only explicitly signed or unsigned char type for numeric values
CertC-INT08 INT08-C. Verify that all integer values are in range
CertC-INT09 INT09-C. Ensure enumeration constants map to unique values
CertC-INT12 INT12-C. Do not make assumptions about the type of a plain int bit-field when used in an expression
CertC-INT13 INT13-C. Use bitwise operators only on unsigned operands
CertC-INT15 INT15-C. Use intmax_t or uintmax_t for formatted IO on programmer-defined integer types
CertC-INT17 INT17-C. Define integer constants in an implementation-independent manner
CertC-INT34 INT34-C. Do not shift an expression by a negative number of bits or by greater than or equal to the number of bits that exist in the operand
CertC-INT36 INT36-C. Converting a pointer to integer or integer to pointer
CertC-MEM01 MEM01-C. Store a new value in pointers immediately after free()
CertC-MEM02 MEM02-C. Immediately cast the result of a memory allocation function call into a pointer to the allocated type
CertC-MEM30 MEM30-C. Do not access freed memory
CertC-MEM31 MEM31-C. Free dynamically allocated memory when no longer needed
CertC-MEM33 MEM33-C. Allocate and copy structures containing a flexible array member dynamically
CertC-MEM34 MEM34-C. Only free memory allocated dynamically
CertC-MEM36 MEM36-C. Do not modify the alignment of objects by calling realloc()
CertC-MSC24 MSC24-C. Do not use deprecated or obsolescent functions
CertC-MSC30 MSC30-C. Do not use the rand() function for generating pseudorandom numbers
CertC-MSC32 MSC32-C. Properly seed pseudorandom number generators
CertC-MSC33 MSC33-C. Do not pass invalid data to the asctime() function
CertC-MSC37 MSC37-C. Ensure that control never reaches the end of a non-void function
CertC-POS30 POS30-C. Use the readlink() function properly
CertC-POS33 POS33-C. Do not use vfork()
CertC-POS34 POS34-C. Do not call putenv() with a pointer to an automatic variable as the argument
CertC-POS35 POS35-C. Avoid race conditions while checking for the existence of a symbolic link
CertC-POS36 POS36-C. Observe correct revocation order while relinquishing privileges
CertC-POS37 POS37-C. Ensure that privilege relinquishment is successful
CertC-POS39 POS39-C. Use the correct byte ordering when transferring data between systems
CertC-POS47 POS47-C. Do not use threads that can be canceled asynchronously
CertC-POS49 POS49-C. When data must be accessed by multiple threads, provide a mutex and guarantee no adjacent data is also accessed
CertC-POS54 POS54-C. Detect and handle POSIX library errors
CertC-PRE00 PRE00-C. Prefer inline or static functions to function-like macros
CertC-PRE01 PRE01-C. Use parentheses within macros around parameter names
CertC-PRE02 PRE02-C. Macro replacement lists should be parenthesized
CertC-PRE03 PRE03-C. Prefer typedefs to defines for encoding non-pointer types
CertC-PRE04 PRE04-C. Do not reuse a standard header file name
CertC-PRE05 PRE05-C. Understand macro replacement when concatenating tokens or performing stringification
CertC-PRE06 PRE06-C. Enclose header files in an include guard
CertC-PRE07 PRE07-C. Avoid using repeated question marks
CertC-PRE08 PRE08-C. Guarantee that header file names are unique
CertC-PRE09 PRE09-C. Do not replace secure functions with deprecated or obsolescent functions
CertC-PRE10 PRE10-C. Wrap multistatement macros in a do-while loop
CertC-PRE11 PRE11-C. Do not conclude macro definitions with a semicolon
CertC-PRE12 PRE12-C. Do not define unsafe macros
CertC-PRE13 PRE13-C. Use the Standard predefined macros to test for versions and features.
CertC-PRE30 PRE30-C. Do not create a universal character name through concatenation
CertC-PRE31 PRE31-C. Avoid side effects in arguments to unsafe macros
CertC-PRE32 PRE32-C. Do not use preprocessor directives in invocations of function-like macros
CertC-SIG30 SIG30-C. Call only asynchronous-safe functions within signal handlers
CertC-SIG31 SIG31-C. Do not access shared objects in signal handlers
CertC-SIG34 SIG34-C. Do not call signal() from within interruptible signal handlers
CertC-SIG35 SIG35-C. Do not return from a computational exception signal handler
CertC-STR04 STR04-C. Use plain char for characters in the basic character set
CertC-STR05 STR05-C. Use pointers to const when referring to string literals
CertC-STR07 STR07-C. Use the bounds-checking interfaces for string manipulation
CertC-STR09 STR09-C. Don't assume numeric values for expressions with type plain character
CertC-STR10 STR10-C. Do not concatenate different type of string literals
CertC-STR11 STR11-C. Do not specify the bound of a character array initialized with a string literal
CertC-STR30 STR30-C. Do not attempt to modify string literals
CertC-STR31 STR31-C. Guarantee that storage for strings has sufficient space for character data and the null terminator
CertC-STR32 STR32-C. Do not pass a non-null-terminated character sequence to a library function that expects a string
CertC-STR34 STR34-C. Cast characters to unsigned char before converting to larger integer sizes
CertC-STR37 STR37-C. Arguments to character-handling functions must be representable as an unsigned char
CertC-STR38 STR38-C. Do not confuse narrow and wide character strings and functions