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A Heap of Trouble: Breaking the Linux Kernel SLOB Allocator

@inproceedings{Rosenberg2012AHO,
  title={A Heap of Trouble: Breaking the Linux Kernel SLOB Allocator},
  author={D. Rosenberg},
  year={2012}
}
  • D. Rosenberg
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science
  • In this paper, we will systematically evaluate the implementation of the Linux kernel SLOB allocator to assess exploitability. We will present new techniques for attacking the SLOB allocator, whose exploitation has not been publicly described. These techniques will apply to exploitation scenarios that become progressively more constrained, starting with an arbitrarylength, arbitrary-contents heap overow and concluding with an o-by-one NULL byte overow. 
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