AppSec Blog: Daily Archives: Mar 19, 2010

Top 25 Series - Rank 18 - Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size

Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size (CWE-131) is another shameful member in the buffer overflow family. Buffer overflow is generally caused by copying or moving a piece of data to a smaller memory location hence overwriting some important data in the memory and corrupting the execution path of the computer. The most basic case of buffer … Continue reading Top 25 Series - Rank 18 - Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size