Curing the Vulnerable Parser: Design Patterns for Secure Input Handling
Bratus, S., Hermerschmidt, L., Hallberg, S.M., Locasto, M., Momot, F.D., Patterson, M.L., and Shubina, A
Programs are full of parsers. Any program statement that touches input may, in fact, do parsing. When inputs are hostile, ad hoc input handling code is notoriously vulnerable. This article is about why this is the case, how to make it less so, and how to make the hardened parser protect the rest of the program
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