CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference
Memory Flaws Boot Camp
Part 4 of 4
In this tutorial, students will get an overview of the security weaknesses defined by NULL pointer dereference (CWE-476).
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference | Duration: 15 minutes
In this course, we will discuss CWE-476: (Common Weakness Enumeration - 476) which is titled "NULL Pointer Dereference."
This course begins with an overview of the problems caused by null pointer dereferences. The course describes the security impacts of the weakness described by CWE-476. It also provides a technical description of the issue, along with code examples that show the vulnerability. Finally, the course describes strategies that you can use to mitigate the weakness described by CWE-476.
At the end of this course, you will be able to: