[Snort-sigs] SID 2417
pauls at ...1311...
Fri Aug 20 11:39:08 EDT 2004
--On Friday, August 20, 2004 11:16:41 AM -0700 Murat Korkmaz
<mkorkmaz at ...2538...> wrote:
> Format string attempts by nature try to "walk through" the STACK and
> read and write to arbitrary memory locations of a vulnerable functions.
> %x format string shows the content of a memory in Hexadecimal and
> %n format string writes the number of bytes read so far to the given
> memory address.
> Hope this helps.
It does. Thanks.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...1311...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
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