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|Originally Published: Wednesday, 10 November 1999||Author: Quentin Cregan|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
StackGuard vulnerability found & fixed
ImmuniX have rereleased a new version of the stack protecting software StackGuard due to vulnerabilities: "A method has been found to violate StackGuard protection against stack smashing attacks. ImmuniX OS is generally intended to aleviate the need for frequent patching; this is the first StackGuard vulnerability to be discovered since StackGuard was introduced in January 1998."