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Feed Schneier: Reverse-Engineering Exploits from Patches (schneier.com)

This is interesting research: given a security patch, can you automatically reverse-engineer the security vulnerability that is being patched and create exploit code to exploit it? Turns out you can. What does this mean? Attackers can simply wait for a patch to be released, use these techniques, and with reasonable chance, produce a working exploit within seconds. Coupled with a...

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