By Robert C. Seacord
Examine the basis explanations of software program Vulnerabilities and the way to prevent Them
Commonly exploited software program vulnerabilities are typically brought on by avoidable software program defects. Having analyzed tens of millions of vulnerability stories when you consider that 1988, CERT has decided quite small variety of root reasons account for many of the vulnerabilities.
Secure Coding in C and C++, moment version, identifies and explains those root explanations and exhibits the stairs that may be taken to avoid exploitation. additionally, this publication encourages programmers to undertake safety top practices and to increase a safety mind-set which may support defend software program from tomorrow’s assaults, not only today’s. Drawing at the CERT’s experiences and conclusions, Robert C. Seacord systematically identifies this system mistakes probably to guide to protection breaches, indicates how they are often exploited, stories the capability effects, and offers safe alternatives.
Coverage contains technical element on how to:
- increase the general defense of any C or C++ application
- Thwart buffer overflows, stack-smashing, and return-oriented programming assaults that take advantage of insecure string manipulation logic
- keep away from vulnerabilities and safeguard flaws due to the wrong use of dynamic reminiscence administration functions
- do away with integer-related difficulties caused by signed integer overflows, unsigned integer wrapping, and truncation errors
- practice safe I/O, averting dossier procedure vulnerabilities
- safely use formatted output capabilities with out introducing format-string vulnerabilities
- stay away from race stipulations and different exploitable vulnerabilities whereas constructing concurrent code
The moment variation features:
- Updates for C11 and C++11
- major revisions to chapters on strings, dynamic reminiscence administration, and integer security
- a brand new bankruptcy on concurrency
- entry to the net safe coding direction provided via Carnegie Mellon’s Open studying Initiative (OLI)
Secure Coding in C and C++, moment version, offers thousands of examples of safe code, insecure code, and exploits, applied for home windows and Linux. If you’re chargeable for developing safe C or C++ software–or for maintaining it safe–no different e-book will give you this a lot particular, professional counsel.
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Secure Coding in C and C++ (2nd Edition) (SEI Series in Software Engineering) by Robert C. Seacord