Function pointer

Known as: Procedure Pointer, Subroutine pointer, Function pointers 
A function pointer (or subroutine pointer or procedure pointer) is a type of pointer supported by third-generation programming languages (such as PL… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Systems code is often written in low-level languages like C/C++, which offer many benefits but also delegate memory management to… (More)
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2013
2013
Function pointers have recently become an important attack vector for control-flow hijacking attacks. However, no protection… (More)
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2004
2004
The use of pointers presents serious problems for software productivity tools for software understanding, restructuring, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Writes via unchecked pointer dereferences rank high among vulnerabilities most often exploited by malicious code. The most common… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Known algorithms for pointer analysis are “global” in the sense that they perform an exhaustive analysis of a program or program… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In this paper we present a modular interprocedural pointer analysis algorithm based on access-paths for C programs. We argue that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We present practical approximation methods for computing and representing interprocedural aliases for a program written in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This paper presents a novel interprocedural, flow-sensitive, and context-sensitive pointer analysis algorithm for multithreaded… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
This paper reports on the design, implementation, and empirical results of a new method for dealing with the aliasing problem in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Data-ow analysis algorithms can be classiied into two categories: ow-sensitive and ow-insensitive. To improve eeciency, ow… (More)
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