SearchOpenSource: Defending Against Unsafe Coding Practices Using "Libsafe"
Jan 28, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)
[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"In a previous tip about securing Linux applications with
compiler extensions, we described a defense-in-depth layered
methodology ('defense in depth') to proactively mitigate the
potential for risk or damage arising from fatally-flawed
"In this article, a second layer is introduced to add
much-needed boundaries to checking to compiled C binaries, so as to
produce robust, reliable applications capable of withstanding
punishment from would-be attackers who try to break them..."