Re: Utilities to test buffer overflow...

From: Vladimir Nano (
Date: 02/27/03

>There are multiple causes of buffer overflows. Try running grep "BUFFER
>OVERFLOW" * in your src directory to find out the possible functions,and
>I believe there should be a few that are generating the message.
I wrote, I know, why it occurs: it is in sanity_check(), and (in short)
[buf] [sizeof(buf)-1] != [MAGIC_NUM | '\0']. But in code is 1000 ;-)
to buf[]. How to find (easy) error assigning. ;-)

>Who knows, also look into
>lint. It can find subtle bugs in code. Good luck.
Lint? Where can I find it, please?

        Thank You

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