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Old 08-27-2015, 09:12 AM   #1
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LXer: How security flaws work: The buffer overflow


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The buffer overflow has long been a feature of the computer security landscape. In fact the first self-propagating Internet worm—1988's Morris Worm—used a buffer overflow in the Unix finger daemon to spread from machine to machine. Twenty-seven years later, buffer overflows remain a source of problems...

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