A look at the MS-SQL worm
Posted Jan 30, 2003 11:11 UTC (Thu) by NAR
In reply to: A look at the MS-SQL worm
Parent article: A look at the MS-SQL worm
It would be better to not use programming languages like C or C++ which are inherently prone to buffer overflows and memory overwrites.
I heard once a guy, who proudly announced his 100 line long secure webserver written in perl, and asked folks to audit it. Of course, it is not that hard to audit 100 lines of code, even if it's written in perl :-) But don't forget, that the C code of the perl interpreter should be audited also, and that is not 100 lines long...
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