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Open Source GCC 4.8 Compiler Including Address Sanitizer Security

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.