IIUC the Heartbleed vulnerability happens due to a bug in the C source code of OpenSSL, by performing a memcpy() from a buffer that is too short. I'm wondering if the bug would have been prevented ...
I'm really into hacking and security aspects. But I'm wondering about several things that is stopping me from pursuing this passion for the time being. One of the them is actually Programming ...
I'm learning C in a tutorial and have reached the point where the term "buffer" s being mentioned regularly. It has also mentioned how certain bad programming practises involving memory can be ...
How do I sanitize and check large numbers that will be sent to an unmanaged BigNum library like GMP?
I need to process data that is sent by users in a LargeNumber format. My current choices are BigInteger (.Net Managed Code) IntX (Managed Code, faster for some operations) GMP / MPIR (Unmanaged ...
According to this answer, it's possible to compile a GCC-based application without certain buffer overflow techniques. Perhaps this is even possible with Visual Studio. How can I audit a given EXE ...
I'm looking for a very simple application that has an intentional Buffer Overflow embedded in it. I'm assuming this possible in systems where DEP and ASLR are not being used Ideally (and if ...