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Software security vulnerability

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In computer software, a security vulnerability is a software bug that can be used deliberately to violate security.

Such vulnerabilities are of significant interest when the program containing the vulnerability operates with special privileges, performs authentication or takes action on behalf of a user (such as a network server or RDBMS).

Well known vulnerabilities include (but are not limited to)

See also: Exploit (computer science), computer securityes:Agujero de seguridad ja:セキュリティーホール

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