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What is Buffer Overflow ?

What is Buffer Overflow in C?

9/1/2019 7:13:57 PM

Prince

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Buffer overflow is a vulnerability in low level codes of C and C++. An attacker can cause the program to crash, make data corrupt, steal some private information or run his/her own code. It basically means to access any buffer outside of it's alloted memory space. short read: https://dhavalkapil.com/blogs/Buffer-Overflow-Exploit/

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When the amount data being added to a storage area exceeds the amount of space allocated for it.

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