These five programming languages have flaws that expose apps to attack

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ZDNet – December 11, 2017

ROOT CAUSE: language vulnerabilities are suspected of having been caused by attempts to simplify software development

IMPACT: the research shows that applications can suffer from security issues when using certain features from programming languages

IMPACT: “There are a number of possibilities to be abused in different implementations that could affect secure applications. There are unexpected scenarios for the interpreted programming languages parsing the code in JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby,”