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Source: CERT - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security The primary cause of commonly exploited software vulnerabilities is software defects that could have been avoided. Through our analysis of thousands of vulnerability reports, the CERT/CC has observed that most of them stemmed from a relatively small number of root causes. If we can identify the root causes of vulnerabilities and develop secure coding practices for illustration, software producers may be able to take practical steps to prevent introduction of vulnerabilities into deployed software systems.

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