Intel has recently added new instructions to their instruction set to support bounds checking. Intel calls them the Memory Protection Extensions (MPX), and they are described in Chapter 9 of this ...
As we know that on most of the processor architectures, the stack grows downwards. Hence, memory exploits involving smashing of stack and buffer overflow and their explanation make sense. Just ...
I am trying to dig deeper into the nuts and bolts a stack buffer overflow using the classical NOP-sled technique. Reading some articles and watching videos brought me to a confusion which can be ...
I am practicing Linux buffer overflow exploitation. when trying to exploit a vulnerability in crossfire, everything works well and I get the shellcode placed in the right place, and the program flow ...
Buffer overflow occurs because it writes to memory spaces that are used by, or will be used by other parts of the program. Computer programs usually write to the memorylocation that has been ...