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Beyond Stack Smashing: Recent Advances in Exploiting Buffer Overruns
July-August 2004 (vol. 2 no. 4)
pp. 20-27
Jonathan Pincus, Microsoft Research
Brandon Baker, Microsoft
This article describes three powerful general-purpose families of exploits for buffer overruns: arc injection, pointer subterfuge, and heap smashing. These new techniques go beyond the traditional "stack smashing" attack and invalidate traditional assumptions about buffer overruns.
Index Terms:
stack smashing, buffer overruns, attacking systems, arc injection, pointer subterfuge, heap smashing
Citation:
Jonathan Pincus , Brandon Baker, "Beyond Stack Smashing: Recent Advances in Exploiting Buffer Overruns," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 20-27, July-Aug. 2004, doi:10.1109/MSP.2004.36
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