24-28 August 2020
US/Pacific timezone

Security Features Update and Comparison

28 Aug 2020, 08:40
GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room (LPC 2020)

GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room

LPC 2020

GNU Toolchain MC GNU Toolchain MC


Kees Cook (Google)


Compare the status of GCC and Clang security features, and provide a time to discuss the progress on current work (e.g. auto-variable-initialization, caller-saved register clearing). More work is needed on sanitizers (e.g. bounds checking, arithmetic overflow handling) and Control Flow Integrity.

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Kees Cook (Google)

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