• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Defending Against Integer Overflow lab assesses the learner’s ability to fix code that contains an Integer Overflow vulnerability, also known as wraparound. Ranked 12th in the CWE Top 25 list of the most common flaws, bugs, faults, and other errors, this vulnerability poses a significant security threat. Attacks involve exploiting bugs in software; when abused, it can lead to disastrous results, including infecting devices with spyware.

Learning Objectives

After completing this lab, the learner will understand how to defend Java applications against integer overflow attacks.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.