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Re: Buffer overflow prevention
From: Miod Vallat <miod () online fr>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 20:24:40 +0000

  ProPolice is not magical, though. There are plenty of cases where it is
totally inefficient. To illustrate a very common one :

[snip oflow of 5-byte buffer]

This particular case ``works'' because, by design, propolice will not
attempt to protect structures smaller than 16 bytes.

This can be changed by a simple gcc recompilation... and it's probably
worth doing.

Miod


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