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Old 11-08-2002, 03:23 AM   #1
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Question Q. What is a buffer overflow?

Warning - newbie question.

Most times security issues state something like:
"can exploite/cause a buffer overflow error" or similar,

In (really) simple terms, what is a buffer overflow and why
is one so dangerous?
Old 11-08-2002, 04:22 AM   #2
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try searching on google.
You can have a look at this page for some information,00.html
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Thanks for the references, good resources
(both now bookmarked


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