Introduction to Memory Exploitation

Meeting C++ 2021

Patricia Aas, 12 November 2021

Stack based exploitation has gotten all the fame, but many platform and compiler mitigations have made it very hard to exploit stack vulnerabilities. Heap based exploits are still very relevant, and since this is black magic for most developers I will here give an introduction to the field.

Also presented at CppEurope 2021.

Introduction to Memory Exploitation (Meeting C++ 2021) from Patricia Aas