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Open Source GCC 4.8 Compiler Including Address Sanitizer Security

Mar 19, 2013, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

What stands out to me with GCC 4.8 though are the new security related enhancements. In particular those that go after use-after-free memory errors. Use-after-free errors, in my opinion, remain the dominant risk in many apps today - all you need to do is look at bug/security reports in WebKit or Mozilla Firefox and you'll see why.

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