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Re: good database testing tools to guard against SQL injection for Microsoft, Oracle?
From: "Jeff Williams" <jeff.williams () aspectsecurity com>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 21:35:56 -0400

Earl,

Have you considered looking at the source code for the applications you're
evaluating? Don't give up your biggest advantage over the attackers.  The
problem with external testing is that you never know if you've found all the
possible SQL injection points.  And for the ones you do find, it's often
very difficult and time consuming to determine if it is actually vulnerable.
I believe that checking the code is far more cost-effective in terms of
completeness and accuracy for the dollar.

The new OWASP Testing Guide will contain a detailed discussion of how to
find these kinds of problems in your code as well as how to test for them.
Stay tuned.

--Jeff

Jeff Williams
Aspect Security, Inc.
http://www.aspectsecurity.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Earl.Perkins () metagroup com>
To: <webappsec () securityfocus com>
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 12:54 PM
Subject: good database testing tools to guard against SQL injection for
Microsoft, Oracle?


does anyone have recommendations for good database testing tools
to spot and correct potential exploitation opportunities for SQL
injection attacks in Microsoft and Oracle database environments?
thanks.

Earl L. Perkins
Vice President, Security & Risk Strategies
Technology Research Services
META Group, Inc.     http://www.metagroup.com
earl.perkins () metagroup com
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