Software Tools for Source Code Analysis
Keywords:Static, Dynamic, Analysis, Valgrind, Memory, Security, Source-Code, Vulnerabilities
AbstractThis article aims to look at the risks derived from vulnerabilities introduced by the source-code and present the means to detect them. The software tools that are often used in such situations are called analyzers and can be categorized in static and dynamic analyzers. This article will present the main advantages and disadvantages of each software tool used and subsequently show the results and a comparison between these utilities. Finally, conclusions will be drawn explaining how source code introduced vulnerabilities can be handled and avoided.
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