A new way to bypass Windows heap protections

Friday, 2 September 2005, 1:16 AM EST

In this paper, we'll remind readers of the principles of classic heap overflow exploitation, and explain why these techniques do not work with the newest Windows platforms. Then, we'll present a way to bypass a first level of protection, to trigger a memory overwrite.

By Nicolas Falliere at SecurityFocus.

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