Address Obfuscation: An Efficient Approach to Combat a Broad Range of Memory Error Exploits

  title={Address Obfuscation: An Efficient Approach to Combat a Broad Range of Memory Error Exploits},
  author={Sandeep Bhatkar and Daniel C. DuVarney and R. Sekar},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
Attacks which exploit memory programming errors (such as buffer overflows) are one of today’s most serious security threats. These attacks require an attacker to have an in-depth understanding of the internal details of a victim program, including the locations of critical data and/or code. Program obfuscation is a general technique for securing programs by making it difficult for attackers to acquire such a detailed understanding. This paper develops a systematic study of a particular kind of… CONTINUE READING
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