November 2012

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AFSecurity Seminar: Buffer Overflow Attacks

Date: 26 November 2012.

Location: Meeting Room Awk (room 3118), Ole-Johan Dahls hus (IfI).


14:00h Welcome at IfI

14:15h Invited talk

SPEAKER: Andreas Follner, EC-SPRIDE, Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt

TITLE: x86 Stack Buffer Overflow Exploitation

Presentation slides: Media:AFSec20121126-Follner-CASED.pdf

ABSTRACT: Despite being around for well over 20 years, buffer overflows still pose a huge threat. This talk gives a technical introduction to stack buffer overflows and describes methods how they are usually exploited. Other topics covered are current mitigation techniques and how they can be bypassed under certain conditions.

SPEAKER BIO: Andreas Follner holds a Master's Degree in Information Security and is currently working as a research assistant at EC-SPRIDE.

15:00h Discussion

15:30h End