GCC and Pointer Overflows

    Date30 Apr 2008
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    6691
    Posted ByBill Keys
    On April 4, CERT put out a scary advisory about the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC). This advisory raises some interesting issues on when such advisories are appropriate, what programmers must do to write secure code, and whether compilers should perform optimizations which could open up security holes in poorly-written code. Are you a c programmer? This article shows you how to make your code a little more secure. It's a very an important skill to have so take a look.
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