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Re: Need help. Proof of concept 100% security.
From: Nicholas Weaver <nweaver () CS berkeley edu>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 10:48:12 -0700
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 08:54:54PM +0530, Balwinder Singh composed:
I have developed an application, which I believe can provide 100%
security against various attacks.I can hear people laughing. Hmm..
The applications is called Execution Flow Control (EFC).
Details of software can be found at http://188.8.131.52/efc
You are doing system call monitoring based on a program model, and
killing programs which deviate, assuming I read the documentation
A: You have false positives unless you generate this database through
program analysis or some other technique. "Security" procedures which
make systems less reliable are only rarely acceptable.
B: This has been done, based on program analysis, traces, and a whole
host of other techniques. Probably the best example based on program
"Intrusion Detection via Static Analysis"
David Wagner and Drew Dean:
This is probably the nicest imply because their model does NOT have
false positives, only false negatives.
C: How to waltz through this "100%" protection:
"Mimicry Attaks on Host-Based Intrusion Detection"
David Wagner and Paolo Soto:
Nicholas C. Weaver nweaver () cs berkeley edu