Format String Vulnerability

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

A Format String error arises when an application interprets user input as executable code, potentially allowing attackers to inject malicious commands.

Recommendation

Implement proper sanitization and encoding of user input data to prevent malicious code execution. This may involve recompiling the affected executable or utilizing a secure coding framework.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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