Definition Edit

A maintenance hook is

Special instructions (trapdoors) in software allowing easy maintenance and additional feature development.[1]

Overview Edit

"Since maintenance hooks frequently allow entry into the code without the usual checks, they are a serious security risk if they are not removed prior to live implementation."[2]

References Edit

  1. CNSSI 4009.
  2. Id.

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