On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Paul Jakma wrote:
> But there isnt really anything inherently secure about Unix.
Hmm.. thinking about this, the problem really is the general way
most architectures work. They're just not designed for security. Eg,
if stack frames were protectable such that you could only write to
the current frame, you'd eliminate stack overflows. If you had
hardware support for bounded arrays, you'd eliminate more attacks.
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