Report: Commercial Software Riddled With Open Source Code Flaws

Black Duck Software has released its 2017 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis, detailing significant cross-industry risks related to open source vulnerabilities and license compliance challenges. Black Duck conducted audits of more than 1,071 open source applications for the study last year. There are widespread weaknesses in addressing open source security vulnerability risks across key industries, the audits show. Open source security vulnerabilities pose the highest risk to e-commerce and financial technologies.