Protection of Microkernel Environment L4Re from Stack-smashed Attacks

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Vasily Andreevich Sartakov; Alexander Sergeevich Tarasikov;
  • Publisher: Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
  • Journal: Bezopasnostʹ Informacionnyh Tehnologij (issn: 2074-7128, eissn: 2074-7136)
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  • Subject: microkernel | operating systems security | stack protection | Information technology | T58.5-58.64 | Information theory | Q350-390

Microkernel-based operating systems provide high level of protection due to the strong isolation of components, small size of Trusted Computing Base and execution of drivers in user space. At the same time, such systems are vulnerable to a stack overflow attacks, becaus... View more
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