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Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery by Pedram Amini, Adam Greene, Michael Sutton

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Chapter 16. Network Protocol Fuzzing:Automation on Windows

 

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Although UNIX systems might dominate in the server room, there are more installations of the Microsoft Windows operating system worldwide, which make it an equally coveted attack target. Vulnerabilities affecting the Windows desktop are frequently leveraged in the creation of the many bot nets in existence today. Consider the Slammer worm,[1] which exploits a buffer overflow in Microsoft SQL Server, as a demonstration of the power of a network enabled Windows vulnerability. The vulnerability was addressed in Microsoft ...

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