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SubjectRe: 2.5.63 accesses below %esp (was: Re: ntfs OOPS (2.5.63))

On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Horst von Brand wrote:

> It is _hard_ to do with variable length instructions (CISC, remember?), the
> code is designed to be easily decoded forward, noone executes code going
> backwards.

Of course, it's a bad approach. You start earlier and stop at EIP.
Repeat this for max(instruction length) different offsets and you will
have the winner. Figure it out from the context after EIP.

> When I needed to look at the code in an Oops I'd either objdump(1)ed it or
> compiled the offending stuff to assembler (possibly with custom CFLAGS to
> get info on line numbers and such in the output).

I was talking about cases when you can't do these.

Szaka

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