INTEGER OVERFLOWS


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INTEGER OVERFLOWS
1011404INTEGER OVERFLOWS
<anchor role="natural" id="p2001b4bf9980120"></anchor><emphasis role="bold">OVERVIEW OF THE SIN</emphasis> Integer overflows, underflows, and arithmetic overflows of all types, especially floating point errors, have been a problem since the beginning of computer programming. Integer overflows have been a subject of security research once the easy stack-smashing attacks were largely replaced by heap exploits. While integer overflows have been involved in exploits for quite some time, in the last several years, they’re f…
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Michael Howard; David LeBlanc; John Viega: 24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them. INTEGER OVERFLOWS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export