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Thread: Buffer Overruns...

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    Junior Member
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    Buffer Overruns...

    Hi people..
    There are alot of security issues with buffer overruns, and memory holes in general. And there's muchos talkos about it... My question is:
    How big is the memory leak, and how does a programmer specify which part of the packet is written to the "illegal" part of memory?

    Thanks in advance...

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    Just Another Geek
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    Rotterdam, Netherlands
    I think you should read this:

    Smashing The Stack For Fun And Profit

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    AO übergeek phishphreek's Avatar
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    Jan 2002

    I was gettting ready to link the same thing!

    I liked that last issue... some very interesting stuff in there.

    EDIT/DISCLAIMER: Of course... these articles are for educational purposes only... don't misuse the info! I know you already know that, but thats for everyone else. :P

    They have a newer one too that is also pretty good... but deals more with the kernel.
    Same idea though...

    Smashing The Kernel Stack For Fun And Profit
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