Re: A question of Security

Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Tue, 21 Dec 1999 22:09:33 +0000 (GMT)


> I suppose it is unlikely they use reverse engineering tools.
> More likely they just have similar system, and try sending
> illegal packets to them. When some server program crashes

These guys use reverse engineering tools. They will rebuild C code from
binaries, they use path coverage tools to analyse parts of the application
little executed so they can study these probably less debugged/tested areas.

Some of them are very very good.

Alan

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