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    SubjectRe: Is this the ultimate stack-smash fix?
    "Eric W. Biederman" wrote:
    >
    > But the gcc bounds checking work is the ultimate buffer overflow fix.
    > You can recompile all of your trusted applications, and libraries with
    > it and be safe from one source of bugs.
    >

    void main(int argc, char **argv[])
    {
    char local[128];
    if(argc > 2)
    strcpy(local,argv[1]);
    }

    Unless you modify the ABI and pass the array bounds around you won't
    catch such problems, and I won't even mention unions and

    struct dyn_data {
    int len;
    char data[];
    }

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    Manfred
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