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    SubjectRe: Unexecutable Stack / Buffer Overflow Exploits...
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    On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

    > The effectiveness of this patch comes from two places:
    >
    > A) It's rare and breaks all existing attacks.
    > B) I actually makes that class of attack harder to accomplish.

    C) It warns you when a buffer overrun attempt has been made,
    which alerts you to the problem and gives you a chance to fix
    or disable the offending program.

    Regards,
    Damien Miller

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