BUFFER OVERRUNS


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BUFFER OVERRUNS
1011404BUFFER OVERRUNS
<anchor role="natural" id="p2001b4bf9980090"></anchor><emphasis role="bold">OVERVIEW OF THE SIN</emphasis> Buffer overruns have long been recognized as a problem in low-level languages. The core problem is that user data and program flow control information are intermingled for the sake of performance, and low-level languages allow direct access to application memory. C and C++ are the two most popular languages afflicted with buffer overruns. Strictly speaking, a buffe…
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Michael Howard; David LeBlanc; John Viega: 24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them. BUFFER OVERRUNS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export