Re: [PATCH 04/16] elfops: add strict bounds checking to get/load_section()

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On 5/18/09, Andreas Robinson <andr345@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> get_section() and load_section() now return NULL if a section header
> is corrupt and points to a block that lies partially or entirely
> outside the file data buffer.

Great!

Just out of interest, do you have any ideas about adding bounds
checking for strings?  If I remember correctly, there's still a
possibility for crashes if next_string() is used on a section which is
missing a final NUL terminator.

Thanks
Alan
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