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Rook provided a great answer to your question - and while it is certainly easier to monitor the components using public databases and other means vs. reviewing the code for all components, it's still a major undertaking. Why? Because applications are now comprised primarily of components - research shows that an average application now consists of 80% or ...
You should also look at policy-based authorization standards such as XACML. XACML lets you define authorization using user and resource attributes expressed together in a set of policies.
By storing a staled hash of the password and then using this same hash as an authentication token, an application is more vulnerable to attack because this application is now storing authentication credentials in plain-text. An attacker can use SQL Injection to read this hash and then authenticate without having to crack the hash to obtain the plaintext ...
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