The Natural History of Appsec

These majestic rustaceans have just spawned on the shores of ASW. Driven by evolution, they know instinctively how to reference each variable they will ever encounter within their lifetime.

However, evolution also leaves vestigial organs like FFI. As the other newborn processes rush to safety, this one returns to C and exposes a dangling pointer.

Drawn by this unpredictable behavior, a swarm of exploits appears.

I first riffed on this intro in episode 205.



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