Common Software Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures
In this chapter you will
• Learn about common known software vulnerabilities and mitigations
• Explore the SANS top 25 list of vulnerabilities
• Examine the OWASP list of web application vulnerabilities
• Examine the concepts of enumerated weaknesses (CWE) and vulnerabilities (CVE)
The errors associated with software fall into a series of categories. Understanding the common categories of vulnerabilities and learning how to avoid these known vulnerabilities have been proven to be among ...