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Linux Kernel Engineer Interview California City, CA

Whats is Stack overflow attack??...then he gave me a

  scenario where there was a open source code at a server and you have your piece of code at that server. You as a client are allowed to invoke a method which takes in a array as a parameter which is not checked for overflow validation. I had to induce a buffer overflow attack and make the method to pass control to my piece of code in the server.

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This is just a classic Stack Bounded buffer overflow attack. I dint knew the answer then but googled and found lotta material on it.

Interview Candidate on Jun 5, 2009

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