Static Code Analysis
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Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 01/5/2012
Static Code Analysis is usually performed as part of a Code Review and is carried out at the Implementation phase of a Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). Static Code Analysis commonly refers to the running of Static Code Analysis tools that attempt to highlight possible vulnerabilities within 'static' (non-running) source code by using techniques such as Control Flow and/or Pattern Matching.
There are various techniques to analyze static source code for potential vulnerabilities.
RIPS PHP Static Code Analysis Tool
OWASP LAPSE+ Static Code Analysis Tool
- OWASP LAPSE (Java)
- PMD (Java)
- FlawFinder (C/C++)
- Microsoft FxCop (.NET)
- Splint (C)
- FindBugs (Java)
- RIPS (PHP)
- Agnitio (Objective-C, C#, Java & Android)