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ACSAC
2009
IEEE
9 years 1 months ago
Reflections on UNIX Vulnerabilities
The UNIX operating system was developed in a friendly, collaborative environment without any particular predefined objectives. As it entered less friendly environments, expanded it...
Matt Bishop
EUROSYS
2010
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Residue objects: a challenge to web browser security
A complex software system typically has a large number of objects in the memory, holding references to each other to implement an object model. Deciding when the objects should be...
Shuo Chen, Hong Chen, Manuel Caballero
ICDCIT
2004
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Vulnerabilities and Threats in Distributed Systems
We discuss research issues and models for vulnerabilities and threats in distributed computing systems. We present four diverse approaches to reducing system vulnerabilities and th...
Bharat K. Bhargava, Leszek Lilien
ICICS
2005
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Network Vulnerability Analysis Through Vulnerability Take-Grant Model (VTG)
Modeling and analysis of information system vulnerabilities helps us to predict possible attacks to networks using the network configuration and vulnerabilities information. As a f...
Hamid Reza Shahriari, Reza Sadoddin, Rasool Jalili...
CCS
2005
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
On deriving unknown vulnerabilities from zero-day polymorphic and metamorphic worm exploits
Vulnerabilities that allow worms to hijack the control flow of each host that they spread to are typically discovered months before the worm outbreak, but are also typically disc...
Jedidiah R. Crandall, Zhendong Su, Shyhtsun Felix ...
ISSRE
2005
IEEE
9 years 2 months ago
Automated Checking for Windows Host Vulnerabilities
Evaluation of computing system security requires knowledge of the vulnerabilities present in the system and of potential attacks against the system. Vulnerabilities can be classif...
Matin Tamizi, Matt Weinstein, Michel Cukier
SP
2006
IEEE
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9 years 3 months ago
Pixy: A Static Analysis Tool for Detecting Web Application Vulnerabilities (Short Paper)
The number and the importance of Web applications have increased rapidly over the last years. At the same time, the quantity and impact of security vulnerabilities in such applica...
Nenad Jovanovic, Christopher Krügel, Engin Ki...
DASC
2006
IEEE
9 years 3 months ago
Assessing Vulnerabilities in Apache and IIS HTTP Servers
We examine the feasibility of quantitatively characterizing the vulnerabilities in the two major HTTP servers. In particular, we investigate the applicability of quantitative empi...
Sung-Whan Woo, Omar H. Alhazmi, Yashwant K. Malaiy...
PAISI
2007
Springer
9 years 3 months ago
Security Assessment for Application Network Services Using Fault Injection
Vulnerabilities in network protocol software have been problematic since Internet infrastructure was deployed. These vulnerabilities damage the reliability of network software and ...
Hyungwoo Kang, Dong Hoon Lee
CCS
2007
ACM
9 years 3 months ago
Predicting vulnerable software components
Where do most vulnerabilities occur in software? Our Vulture tool automatically mines existing vulnerability databases and version archives to map past vulnerabilities to componen...
Stephan Neuhaus, Thomas Zimmermann, Christian Holl...
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