Tech Today w/ Ken May

Google Found Over 1,000 Bugs In 47 Open Source Projects

Posted by kenmay on May - 13 - 2017

Orome1 writes: In the last five months, Google’s OSS-Fuzz program has unearthed over 1, 000 bugs in 47 open source software projects… So far, OSS-Fuzz has found a total of 264 potential security vulnerabilities: 7 in Wireshark, 33 in LibreOffice, 8 in SQLite 3, 17 in FFmpeg — and the list goes on… Google launched the program in December and wants more open source projects to participate, so they’re offering cash rewards for including “fuzz” targets for testing in their software. “Eligible projects will receive $1, 000 for initial integration, and up to $20, 000 for ideal integration” — or twice that amount, if the proceeds are donated to a charity. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Google Found Over 1,000 Bugs In 47 Open Source Projects

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