A Practical Dynamic Buffer Overflow Detector

  title={A Practical Dynamic Buffer Overflow Detector},
  author={Olatunji Ruwase and Monica S. Lam},
Despite previous efforts in auditing software manually and automatically, buffer overruns are still being discovered in programs in use. A dynamic bounds checker detects buffer overruns in erroneous software before it occurs and thereby prevents attacks from corrupting the integrity of the system. Dynamic buffer overrun detectors have not been adopted widely because they either (1) cannot guard against all buffer overrun attacks, (2) break existing code, or (3) incur too high an overhead. This… CONTINUE READING
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