Analyzes code for security risks
'Flawfinder' looks through source code for potential security flaws in source code by using a built-in database of C/C++ functions with well-known problems, and providing a list of potential security flaws, sorted by risk, with the most potentially dangerous flaws shown first. Risk level depends on both the function and the values of the parameters of the function. It ignores text inside comments and strings.
DocumentationUser manual available in PDF format from http://www.dwheeler.com/flawfinder/flawfinder.pdf; User manual available in PostScript format from http://www.dwheeler.com/flawfinder/flawfinder.ps
released on 16 June 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||9 September 2002|
Leaders and contributors
|David A. Wheeler||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Required to use||Python 1.5 or later|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 June 2004.