[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.