Tool and Usage
- PHP License v3.01
- Programming language
- Latest release
- Latest release date
How it works
Suhosin consists of two parts to achieve its goal. One of them is making a small change to the PHP core to protect PHP applications against attacks like buffer overflows. The second layer of defense includes different security mechanisms to protect against other attacks.
Usage and audience
Suhosin is commonly used for application security. Target users for this tool are developers and system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
- - Well-known tool
Supported operating systems
Suhosin is known to work on Linux.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a PHP hardening tool.