TITLE

Visual Studio .net at risk of buffer overflow attack

AUTHOR(S)
Doyle, Eric
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;2/21/2002, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the vulnerability of the C++ compiler used in Visual Studio.net in Great Britain. Susceptibility of the executable code to buffer overflow attacks; Failure of the protection mechanism to eliminate buffer overflows; Statement of Stuart Okin, chief security officer of Microsoft on the problem. INSET: What is a buffer overflow attack?.
ACCESSION #
6476453

 

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