Muli Ben-Yehuda's journal

June 27, 2004

lunch-time reading

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 1:39 PM

StackGhost: Hardware Facilitated Stack Protection, by Mike Frantzen et al.

GCC extension for protecting applications from stack-smashing attacks, from IBM’s Tokyo Research Lab.

StackGuard: Automatic Adaptive Detection and Prevention of Buffer-Overflow attacks, by Crispin Cowan et al.

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2 Comments »

  1. Yawn. Write your code in a safe language and none of this foolishness is necessary.

    Comment by trurl — June 27, 2004 @ 7:10 AM | Reply

    • safe language
      a “safe” language just means higher-level attacks – consider SQL injection, for example. Anyway, I enjoy working close to the machine… even if it means I can use a flame thrower to roast my leg away.

      Comment by mulix — June 27, 2004 @ 12:16 PM | Reply


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