[nycbug-talk] BSD Chapter in HLE
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Fri Sep 15 14:16:49 EDT 2006
On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 14:09:57 -0400 (EDT)
Dru <dlavigne6 at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Sep 2006, michael wrote:
> > strlcpy() and strlcat()
> > Memory protection purify
> > * W^X
> > * .rodata segment
> > * Guard pages
> > * Randomized malloc()
> > * Randomized mmap()
> > * atexit() and stdio protection
> Are you aware of any good (preferably "for dummies") URLs explaining
> these and their benefits? http://www.openbsd.org/security.html isn't
> a good reference for this book's target audience...
you caught me.. that is where I plucked it. We have an OpenBSD
developer on the list.. Ray? little help?
> Hmmm, reminds me I should mention IPSec...
ah, good catch.
> > talk at nycbug [grin]
> Perhaps the library:
I was kidding around.. but mentioning "your local user group" as a
resource, may be a good call. I believe we have them on our Links page.
> Too bad the SANS reading room doesn't have a BSD section...
Yea, we were trying to 'round out' our offerings as a user group.
BTW [shameless plug] everyone is welcome to add to the Library!
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