Google has pushed out a new version of its browser that protects against a critical vulnerability as well as fixing some stability snags. Version 22.214.171.124 of Chrome patches a severe flaw involving how the browser handles particular responses from HTTP servers. The security bug creates a buffer overflow risk, implying it opens …
Am I naive?
Or is it silly that software is still being written in a way that makes buffer overflows possible? It seems like something that should be guarded against at a low level. No doubt there would be a performance cost, but wouldn't it be worth it to stamp out an entire class of severe security holes?
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