Reply to post: Re: Eh?

Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

grumpy-old-person

Re: Eh?

A simple count of the number of flaws is not useful - a common, easily used vulnerability counts for as much as an obscure (but possibly more dangerous) one.

Also, the number of copies of a given piece of software containing a flaw can result in a 'less dangerous' flaw causing widespread damage while an obscure flaw may never be exploited.

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