Test your security IQ

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 12:26 PM EST

Would you know a security bug if you saw one? Find out by taking this quiz. Each code sample has at least one security vulnerability. Try to spot the bugs and see how you rate. Following the code is a summary of any vulnerabilities, some commentary, and, where appropriate, how the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) can help find these bugs. Thanks to Peter Torr and Eric Lippert for providing input and code samples.

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