Coverity Releases Platform Update for OpenSSL ‘Heartbleed’ Defect

Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company (Nasdaq:SNPS), today announced it has updated the Coverity Development Testing Platform to enable developers to find and fix the OpenSSL ‘Heartbleed’ defect in software applications. Coverity will host a webcast on May 1, 2014 at 8.30 a.m. PDT that explains this platform hotfix, as well as highlights best practices for open source software quality.

What:  Stop the Bleeding: Best Practices in Open Source Quality

When: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. PDT

Where: Webcast (register)

During the webcast, Coverity will discuss why specifically looking for the Open SSL n2s macro is an ineffective approach for protecting against defects like Heartbleed, and how the new Coverity platform hotfix will automatically detect this type of defect without introducing significant false positive (FP) noise or analysis delays.

Coverity customers can access the hotfix for the Heartbleed defect today by emailing Coverity Support. The hotfix is available on all platforms for the Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.0.3.

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Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company (Nasdaq:SNPS), is a leading provider of software quality and security testing solutions. Coverity’s award-winning development testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. The world’s largest brands rely on Coverity to help ensure the quality, safety and security of their products and services. For more information, visit www.coverity.com, follow us on Twitter or check out our blog.

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