cobol language vulnerabilities

From: Kevin Partridge (
Date: 04/23/04

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    Hello all.

    I'm wondering if anyone might be able to point me in the right
    direction. I'm doing a paper on language issues in secure coding. A lot
    has been written covering C/C++. And java gets good coverage for its
    sandboxing. Almost no coverage of other languages exists out there. I've
    found some good information on Ada (totally by accident). But I'd like
    to know where I could start with Cobol. I've already gotten the

    I plan to try and implement some exploitable C code via Cobol. To make
    educated choices on what exploits to try I need to know a lot more about
    Cobol. I have no experience in the language but I do have some
    knowledgeable veterans at my disposal for coding assistance. They are
    not security gurus, however.

    Any direction would be greatly appreciated.



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