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Comment: Russian Hackers Responsible for Window$ Security? (Score 1) 901

by heretic (#11514303) Attached to: Microsoft Claims Linux Security a Myth

In October 2004 it was discovered by MaxPatrol team that it is possible to defeat Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2 Heap protection and Data Execution Prevention mechanism. As a result it is possible to implement:
  • Arbitrary memory region write access (smaller or equal to 1016 bytes)
  • Arbitrary code execution
  • DEP bypass

A method of solution is perfect if we can forsee from the start, and even prove, that following that method we shall attain our aim. -- Leibnitz