Here’s an article stating that Microsoft has added memcopy to the list of naughty functions. This is really not a surprise in my opinion. For those of you who do not know why this is bad, memcopy copies data from one memory location to another. The problem is that it does not check the size of the receiving location to make sure there is enough room. Over the years, this has caused many vulnerabilities. As any good C/C++ developer knows, good memory management is crucial.
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May 15th, 2009
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