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Source: Angelo Rosiello - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Features In this paper we are going to describe a kind of vulnerability that is known in the literature but also poor documented. In fact, the problem that is going to be analyzed can be reduced to a memory adjacent overwriting attack but usually it is obtained exploiting the last null byte of a buffer, hence we are going to show that the same result is still possible writing behind a buffer, under certain conditions. To fully understand the subject of this article it's necessary to describe the memory organization1 of running processes, then the memory adjacent overwrite attack, concluding with our analysis.

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Greatfully doneWritten by poverlord on 2006-03-24 12:15:29
I found your article to be quite interesting. Keep up the good work.
Please delete the SPAM - the forum is fuWritten by Yagotta B. Kidding on 2006-07-16 04:28:03
Have a look at 
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/content/view/121817/2/ 
and see for yourself how ugly the forum has become. 
 
Personal verbal attacks will be deleted? Ah, yeah - so why are you incompetent to delete the verbal attacks on all users? 
 
Webadmin, what are you doing there? 
 
Yours 
YBK

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