Code-Pointer Integrity

Programs are full of bugs, leading to vulnerabilities. The presenter will discuss power and limitations of Code-Pointer Integrity (CPI), a strong but practical security policy that enforces memory safety for all code pointers, protecting against any form of control-flow hijack attack (e. g., ROP or JOP). Systems code is often written in low-level languages like C/C++, which offer many benefits but also delegate memory management to programmers.

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Date Added: Apr 2015 Format: Webcast

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