Issue No.04 - July/August (2006 vol.26)
Yong-Joon Park , Iowa State University
Zhao Zhang , Iowa State University
Gyungho Lee , University of Illinois at Chicago
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2006.76
Although researchers have proposed several software approaches to preventing buffer overflow attacks, adversaries still extensively exploit this vulnerability. A microarchitecture-based, software-transparent mechanism offers protection against stack-based buffer overflow attacks with moderate hardware cost and negligible performance overhead.
Microarchitectural protection, buffer overflow, stack-based, RAS
Yong-Joon Park, Zhao Zhang, Gyungho Lee, "Microarchitectural Protection Against Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Attacks", IEEE Micro, vol.26, no. 4, pp. 62-71, July/August 2006, doi:10.1109/MM.2006.76