SoK: Eternal War in Memory

Abstract

Memory corruption bugs in software written in low-level languages like C or C++ are one of the oldest problems in computer security. The lack of safety in these languages allows attackers to alter the program's behavior or take full control over it by hijacking its control flow. This problem has existed for more than 30 years and a vast number of potential… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/SP.2013.13

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