[WEB SECURITY] Re: Jeremiah Grossman writes about buffer overflow myths

Mark Mcdonald mmcdonald at staff.iinet.net.au
Fri Mar 17 02:15:32 EST 2006

> Buffer overflow education and detection is vital for the devs of
> J2EE, .NET, Perl, Ruby and PHP, and of course CGI developers. But if
> I have only 10 things I can get the business or a web app developer
> to fix, buffer overflows are simply not one of them.

Have you got any examples of these in Perl?

I'm not familiar with any current buffer overflow type conditions in Perl and as a fairly old scripting language I had the impression it had been tried and tested...

Not a criticism, I'm just curious as a Perl developer.


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