Flawfinder 1.26 reviewDownload
Flawfinder searches through source code looking for potential security flaws
Flawfinder searches through source code looking for potential security flaws. This is the main web site for flawfinder, a program that examines source code and reports possible security weaknesses (``flaws'') sorted by risk level. It's very useful for quickly finding and removing at least some potential security problems before a program is widely released to the public. See ``how does Flawfinder work?'', below, for more information on how it works.
Flawfinder is specifically designed to be easy to install and use. After installing it, in a text terminal just type:
Flawfinder works on Unix-like systems today (it's been tested on GNU/Linux), and it should be easy to port to Windows systems. It requires Python 1.5 or greater to run (Python 1.3 or earlier won't work).
What's New in This Release:
Released version 1.26.
NOTE: Due to an error on my part,
the tar file for version 1.25 was for a short period (after 2004-06-05) actually version 1.26, incorrectly labelled as 1.25.
My sincere apologies!! Please upgrade to 1.26, since that way you'll be SURE to get the right version.
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