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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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