Enhanced Operating System Security Through Efficient and Fine-grained Address Space Randomization

  title={Enhanced Operating System Security Through Efficient and Fine-grained Address Space Randomization},
  author={Cristiano Giuffrida and Anton Kuijsten and Andrew S. Tanenbaum},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
In recent years, the deployment of many applicationlevel countermeasures against memory errors and the increasing number of vulnerabilities discovered in the kernel has fostered a renewed interest in kernel-level exploitation. Unfortunately, no comprehensive and wellestablished mechanism exists to protect the operating system from arbitrary attacks, due to the relatively new development of the area and the challenges involved. In this paper, we propose the first design for finegrained address… CONTINUE READING
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