Improper input validation

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Improper input validation[1] or unchecked user input is a type of vulnerability in computer software that may be used for security exploits.[2]

Examples include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CWE-20: Improper Input Validation". Common Weakness Enumeration. MITRE. December 13, 2010. Retrieved February 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ Erickson, Jon (2008). Hacking: the art of exploitation. No Starch Press Series (2, illustrated ed.). Safari Books Online. ISBN 978-1-59327-144-2.