(#4) Web Security Tip: Buffer overflows

Elfriede Dustin, Douglas McDiarmid & Jeff Rashka

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Buffer-overflow vulnerabilities

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are back in the news. Buffer overflows, as this tip from InformIT explains, usually target poorly constructed C/C++ code. Elfriede Dustin, Douglas McDiarmid and Jeff Rashka, the writers of this article, provide some tests to see if your system is susceptible to a buffer overflow.

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