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Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 03:24:07 EST
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[log in to unmask] (Thomas A. Panfil) wrote:

>I'd like to be able to cite a good paper on why Buffer Overflow
>susceptibility is common in software written in some popular
>language(s), and rare or relatively easy to prevent when using
>other languages.  Advice, anyone?

Are there other languages besides C* where buffer overflows
seem likely ?  Bliss is quite a low level language but it
statistically is not very susceptible to buffer overflows
because there is little support for null terminated strings.