Re: Buffer overflow prevention

From: Mariusz Woloszyn (emsi_at_ipartners.pl)
Date: 08/19/03

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    To: Crispin Cowan <crispin@immunix.com>
    
    

    On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Crispin Cowan wrote:

    > OTOH, I like the variable sorting hack in ProPolice, and thought about
    > implementing it, but chose instead to concentrate on PointGuard, which
    > protects all of the cases that ProPolice variable sorting protects, and
    > then some.
    >
    I's not just a "hack" it's a great improvement that distinguish ProPolice
    from Stackguard.
    To be honest, it's the main reason why I migrated form SG to PP.
    Beside that PP protects function arguments unlike SG!

    To recapitulate: SG vs PP 0:2.

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    Mariusz Wołoszyn
    Internet Security Specialist, GTS - Internet Partners
    

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