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==Description of Buffer Overflow==
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==Summary==
  
 
To find out more about buffer overflow vulnerabilities, please go to [[Buffer Overflow]] pages.
 
To find out more about buffer overflow vulnerabilities, please go to [[Buffer Overflow]] pages.
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==How to test for buffer overflow vulnerabilities==
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==How to test ==
  
 
Different types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities have different testing methods. Here are the testing methods for the common types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
 
Different types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities have different testing methods. Here are the testing methods for the common types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
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==How to Avoid Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities==
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===Code Review===
  
See the [[:Category:OWASP Guide Project|OWASP Development Guide]] article on how to [[Buffer_Overflows|Avoid Buffer Overflow]] Vulnerabilities.
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See the [[:Category:OWASP Code Review Project|OWASP Code Review Guide]] article on how to [[Reviewing_Code_for_Buffer_Overruns_and_Overflows|Review Code for Buffer Overruns and Overflows]] Vulnerabilities.
  
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==Remediation==
  
==How to Review Code for Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities==
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See the [[:Category:OWASP Guide Project|OWASP Development Guide]] article on how to [[Buffer_Overflows|Avoid Buffer Overflow]] Vulnerabilities.
 
 
See the [[:Category:OWASP Code Review Project|OWASP Code Review Guide]] article on how to [[Reviewing_Code_for_Buffer_Overruns_and_Overflows|Review Code for Buffer Overruns and Overflows]] Vulnerabilities.
 

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Summary

To find out more about buffer overflow vulnerabilities, please go to Buffer Overflow pages.

See the OWASP article on Buffer Overflow Attacks.

See the OWASP article on Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.


How to test

Different types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities have different testing methods. Here are the testing methods for the common types of buffer overflow vulnerabilities.


Code Review

See the OWASP Code Review Guide article on how to Review Code for Buffer Overruns and Overflows Vulnerabilities.

Remediation

See the OWASP Development Guide article on how to Avoid Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.