|[Home] [Credit Search] [Category Browser] [Staff Roll Call]||The LINUX.COM Article Archive|
|Originally Published: Wednesday, 10 November 1999||Author: Quentin Cregan|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Std View]|
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."