Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd May 2013 23:22 UTC
X11, Window Managers "Ilja van Sprundel, a security researcher with IOActive, has discovered a large number of issues in the way various X client libraries handle the responses they receive from servers, and has worked with X.Org's security team to analyze, confirm, and fix these issues."
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RE[5]: Overflowing
by moondevil on Fri 24th May 2013 11:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Overflowing"
moondevil
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But it can still be controlled, while in C and C++ given the implicit decay of arrays into pointers and how many developers micro-optimize by using pointer arithmetic that is very hard to validate.

Even in compilers that have extensions for bounds checking.

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