Originally Published: Tuesday, 30 November 1999 Author: Quentin Cregan
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Buffer overflow paper relased.

Crispin Cowan of the Immunix Project has released a paper on buffer overflows. "Thus, one could say that buffer overflows are the leading cause of software vulnerabilities, and misconfiguration is the leading operational problem. Which problem dominates overall vulnerability is unclear." A PDF is available for download.