Cataloguing and Avoiding the Buffer Overflow Attacks in Network Operating Systems

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International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
 
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Volume-3 Issue-4                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : P.Vadivelmurugan , K.Alagarsamy

MLA

P.Vadivelmurugan , K.Alagarsamy . "Cataloguing and Avoiding the Buffer Overflow Attacks in Network Operating Systems" . International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V3(8):67-71 Jul - Aug 2013, ISSN 2249-2593, www.ijcotjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract—The application software has a different dimension, size and intricacies is rising rapidly in current technology era and simultaneously increase a programming bugs also. The programming bugs cause vulnerabilities to the security systems. The large number of exploit is based on the buffer overflow vulnerability. In this paper, we classify the number of buffer overflow attacks with generation. Buffer overflow attacks are very harmful to current scenario; programmer writes a coding, in a buffer that overflows the boundary and overwrites in adjacent memory. This causes the erratic result and crash or breaks the computer security. We suggest the tools to prevent the buffer overflow vulnerability.

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Keywords— buffer overflow, stack smashing, heap overflow, corrupting memory, malicious code