KHB: Failure-oblivious computing
Posted Jun 29, 2006 18:52 UTC (Thu) by evgeny
In reply to: KHB: Failure-oblivious computing
Parent article: KHB: Failure-oblivious computing
> Who says that, say, clipping a buffer that is being overrun by an attacker is a safe choice?
If it is not, the program is severely broken in other way(s) as well, and this could be exploited without the buffer overrun in the first place; so what's your point?
> If I sent you a virus infected attachment with filename
Same here. A virus checker that relies on a potentially malicious sender giving a proper file extension is a braindamaged piece of s**t.
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