Re: Bitcoin and buffer overflow attacks
Quote from: da2ce7 on December 11, 2010, 05:49:22 AMdirect to IP address transfers seems like a obvious surface area to attack.
If you ever find anyone who turned it on. It's disabled by default.
Quote from: witchspace on December 11, 2010, 09:59:40 AMThere is no way to be absolutely sure that there are no buffer overflow attacks. Although it would help to implement the client in a language that doesn't have buffer overflows because it checks array indices (Python, Java, C#, ...).
It's all STL. There are almost no buffers.
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