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RIPS Scores a Perfect 100% at OWASP Benchmark

21 min read 10 Mar 2020 by Malte Skoruppa
The OWASP Benchmark suite aims at measuring the quality of vulnerability detection tools by exposing both actual and false vulnerabilities within hundreds of test cases. Our SAST solution RIPS is able to achieve 100% true positives at 0% false positives for this suite—something no other SAST solution has achieved so far. In this blog post, we publish our results and discuss the pros and cons of popular benchmark suites.

Exploiting Hibernate Injections

9 min read 25 Feb 2020 by Robin Peraglie, Johannes Moritz
Hibernate is among one of the most commonly found database libraries used in Java web applications, shipping with its own query language. This technical post will teach you how to detect and exploit Hibernates very own vulnerability: The HQL Injection.

Java Security Advent Calendar 2019

1 min read 28 Nov 2019 by Johannes Dahse
The December season starts and it is our tradition at RIPS to announce and release a fun security advent calendar. We added support for the popular Java language to RIPS code analysis and hence this year we will give away a daily Java security challenge. Can you spot the vulnerability?

RIPS 3.3: Scaling Security Testing to Large Teams

5 min read 12 Nov 2019 by Martin Bednorz
RIPS 3.3 is now available! It enables to scale our cutting-edge SAST technology to large teams and applications. Run parallel scans with our new data center edition, increase analysis depth with an improved dependency and framework analysis, and enjoy an upgraded user experience with new notifications, user activity statistics, and a RIPS health check.

Bitbucket 6.1.1 Path Traversal to RCE

6 min read 3 Sep 2019 by Johannes Moritz
Bitbucket is one of the worlds leading version control software allowing millions of developers to manage Git repositories and collaborate on source code. Bitbucket is developed by the Australian software company Atlassian which is also kown for Confluence and Jira. In this blog post we will analyse how a common but often overseen security issue found by RIPS Code Analysis leads to a critical vulnerability in Bitbucket (CVE-2019-3397). The issue is caused by the insecure extraction of a compressed TAR archive.