What's New in Klocwork 2019.2

Klocwork 2019.2 delivers improvements to security vulnerability detection, compliance/coding standards, and adds Visual Studio 2019 support.

Improved Security Vulnerability Detection

Improved security checkers that detect vulnerabilities related to the tracking of tainted data used through casting operations.

Expanded MISRA C:2012 Rules

New and improved MISRA C:2012 standard rules — Rules 21.13 and 21.19 — provide greater coverage and accelerate time-to-market for compliance projects.

Integrated ISO/IEC TS 17961 Standard

Klocwork can now ensure that C language projects are compliant with ISO/IEC TS 17961.

Improved Build Analysis

Projects using multiple compilers will see more accurate analysis results for C++ 14/17 langauge features.

Simplified Build Reporting

Improved functionality to optimize and reduce the size of the build log is now available for all C/C++ tools.

Upgraded Microsoft Visual Studio Support

The Klocwork Visual Studio Extension now supports Visual Studio 2019.

Expanded Compiler Support

Klocwork has made updates and improvements to the following supported compliers:

  • Archelon CSR Kalimba C
  • Clang
  • GNU
  • Green Hills
  • IAR Systems C (compiler/linker for ARM)

What's New in Klocwork 2019.1

Klocwork 2019.1 delivers improvements to security vulnerability detection, standards compliance, and 64-bit support for large projects.

Improved Security Vulnerability Detection

Improved security checkers that detect vulnerabilities related to the tracking of tainted data used in nested structures, stored as array elements, and through casting operations.

Expanded MISRA C:2012 Rules

New and improved MISRA C:2012 standard rules — Rules 18.1 and 19.1 — provide greater coverage and accelerate time-to-market for compliance projects.

Enhanced Analysis Engine

Integrated support for even larger and more complex projects with 64-bit build specification generation on Linux.

Simplified Build Reporting

Klocwork now makes it easier to evaluate the quality of analysis results and if the build requires review. In addition, there is new optional functionality to optimize and reduce the size of the build log.

Upgraded Microsoft Visual Studio Support

The Klocwork Visual Studio Extension now supports a broader range of Visual Studio 2017 versions and includes general performance improvements.

Added OWASP Top 10 Security Risks for 2017

A new Java taxonomy has been added that covers the OWASP Top 10 Security Risks for 2017.

Expanded Compiler Support

Klocwork has made updates and improvements to the following compiler support:

  • ARM Optimizing C/C++ compiler (formerly TI tms470 C/C++ compiler)
  • Clang
  • GNU
  • Green Hills
  • Microsoft Visual C++
  • Mono Headset SDK
  • Nvidia CUDA
  • Plan 9 C
  • WinAVR

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