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Christopher A Shepherd: Buffer Overflows and the PowerPC

Jun 20, 2000, 07:51 (0 Talkback[s])
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Christopher Shepherd gives an introduction to standard buffer-overflow exploits on the PowerPC in a three-part series, to encourage further full-disclosure review of the vulnerabilities of PowerPC operating systems.

Part One discusses the logistics of buffer overflows and offers a quick introduction to PowerPC assembly on Linux.

Part Two
Covers actually writing buffer overflow code in PowerPC assembly.

Part Three
Actually shows some PowerPC buffer overflows for LinuxPPC and Mac OS X Server.

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