GitHub Launches AI-Powered Autofix Tool to Assist Devs in Patching Security Flaws


GitHub has introduced a code scanning autofix feature, leveraging GitHub Copilot, CodeQL, and GPT-4, to provide targeted recommendations for patching security flaws in JavaScript, Typescript, Java, and Python. While it aims to simplify vulnerability resolution, developers must carefully evaluate suggestions due to potential limitations and risks, such as syntactical errors, semantic changes, and dependency vulnerabilities.

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