Episode 297 – 25 years of smashing stacks, fun, and profit

Josh and Kurt talk about the famous Phrack 49 article “Smashing the Stack for Fun and Profit” turning 25 years old. This paper created a massive amount of change in the industry, possibly more than any other paper ever written. Everything from making exploiting stack overflows easier, to defenders creating technologies such as stack canaries are the direct result of this work.

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