Re: OS stopping stack buffer overflow exploits

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Sun Jun 04 2000 - 20:56:16 EST

Jesse Pollard <> said:


> Naa -- its' called a closure. A standard operation that is normally optimized
> to not need the stack. It works much faster that way.

Sure. When you can handle "fatl function pointers", that is. Not possible
in C, C++, ...

Unwise gcc extension, if you ask me. But it is there...

Horst von Brand                   
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