No Buffer Overflow

cpghost at cpghost at
Sun Oct 17 17:43:11 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 03:01:18AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> The overflow still occurs.  You just happen to be overwriting random stack
> data.  By invoking undefined behavior, after writing past the end of an array,
> you shouldn't expect to get predictable results; not even a segmentation fault
> is guaranteed.

Right. Here's a very good book on this topic, if you're interested:

  The Shellcoder's Handbook
  Discovering and Exploiting Security Holes
  Jack Koziol et. al.
  Wiley Publishing Inc, ISBN 0-7645-4468-3

> - Giorgos


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