[Gc] security issue with libgc ?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri Mar 16 12:17:47 PST 2007


* Andrew Haley:

> But injecting code or crashing the program?  Not unless your program
> has some other bug that is triggered by running out of memory.

Isn't there always some risk that a live pointer is missed due to
legitimate compiler optimizations?  This could have security
implications (but the risk of generally broken optimizers is probably
higher).


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