CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of
Special Elements used in a Command
In this tutorial, students will get an overview of the security weaknesses defined by Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command (CWE-77).
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CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command | Duration: 45 minutes
In this course, we will discuss the improper neutralization of special elements used in a command.
This course begins with an overview of injection vulnerabilities. The course further describes the various security impacts and the consequences of the specific types of injection attacks described in CWE-77. A technical description in the form of code samples is presented to highlight the vulnerability. Finally, the course describes the specific remediation strategies that can be used to solve a problem.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe injection vulnerabilities.
- Identify security impact and consequences of various injection attacks.
- Recognize and neutralize special elements.
- Identify and apply generic and specific remediation strategies to solve a problem.