A Comparison Of Buffer Overflow Prevention Implementations And Weaknesses presented at Blackhat USA 2004

by Richard Johnson,

Tags: Security Buffer Overflows

Summary : Buffer overflows are historically
the most commonly exploited software vulnerability in the security
world. The last year has seen effective automated attacks such as the MS
Blaster worm and SQL Slammer worms. Due to the rapid growth of worm
technology and readily available automated worm generation tools, the
need for buffer overflow protection software has dramatically increased.