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Re: errorlists

On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 14:47, Peter Ondraska wrote:
> This may be quite offtopic and definitely not debian related.
> I am just making a school work on security related bugs and programming 
> errors. I would like to ask some of you to list me some error classes you 
> know. I mean, a 'Buffer overflow' or 'Format string vulnerability' are 
> classes because they appear in many programs and in variety of types.
> I don't ask for high level categories, like 'Boundary condition error', 
> but I won't dump them if you mention some:) But these depend on the 
> chosen taxonomy/hierarchy.
Phrack #49 has an article named "Smashing the Stack for Fun and Profit" which describes buffer overflows and why they are dangerous.


Janus Nørgaard Tøndering	
email: janus(at)bananus.dk or janus(at)daimi.au.dk

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