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2008
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Preventing Memory Error Exploits with WIT
Attacks often exploit memory errors to gain control over the execution of vulnerable programs. These attacks remain a serious problem despite previous research on techniques to pr...
Periklis Akritidis, Cristian Cadar, Costin Raiciu,...
OSDI
2004
ACM
9 years 3 months ago
Enhancing Server Availability and Security Through Failure-Oblivious Computing
We present a new technique, failure-oblivious computing, that enables servers to execute through memory errors without memory corruption. Our safe compiler for C inserts checks th...
Martin C. Rinard, Cristian Cadar, Daniel Dumitran,...
PRDC
2007
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Improving Dependability Using Shared Supplementary Memory and Opportunistic Micro Rejuvenation in Multi-tasking Embedded Systems
We propose a comprehensive solution to handle memory-overflow problems in multitasking embedded systems thereby improving their reliability and availability. In particular, we pro...
Vinaitheerthan Sundaram, Sandip HomChaudhuri, Sach...
STORAGESS
2005
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
An electric fence for kernel buffers
Improper access of data buļ¬€ers is one of the most common errors in programs written in assembler, C, C++, and several other languages. Existing programs and OSs frequently acces...
Nikolai Joukov, Aditya Kashyap, Gopalan Sivathanu,...
POPL
2010
ACM
9 years 24 days ago
Dynamically Checking Ownership Policies in Concurrent C/C++ Programs
Concurrent programming errors arise when threads share data incorrectly. Programmers often avoid these errors by using synchronization to enforce a simple ownership policy: data i...
Jean-Phillipe Martin, Michael Hicks, Manuel Costa,...
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