Security Code Review

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This document is intended to outline procedures for reviewing the resiprocate code base for security related bugs.


  • NULL raw, smart pointers checks
  • check for null, change to smart pointer if possible
  • STL iterators
  • example: front(), container must not be empty to call front
  • buffer overruns
  • C string & memory routines (strcpy,etc, implement microsoft *_s functions for windows?)
  • run code analysis tools
  • turn on/fix compiler warnings
  • g++ -Wall, Level 3(or 4) warnings in Visual C++