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Live code audit

Live Code Audit

Dr. Silvio Cesare will present a live code audit during the next reading group on Wednesday 5th September 2018. Details as follows.

Abstract: If you’re curious in how to find software vulnerabilities that are the basis of kernel exploitation, then watch Dr Silvio Cesare perform a live code review of a subsystem in the Linux Kernel. The Linux kernel is written in C and sees classic software bugs such as buffer overflows, integer wraparounds, and memory corruption. The expectation is that within 90 minutes, a vulnerability or several will be found. The resulting bugs will be reported to the Linux kernel security team.

Bio: Dr Silvio Cesare (@silviocesare) is a Co-Director of InfoSect (http://www.infosectcbr.com.au) and BSides Canberra. Before concentrating on InfoSect full time, he was the Director of Education and Training for Cyber Security at UNSW Canberra @ ADFA. He is worked in both defensive and offensive technical roles within industry in France, Australia, and the United States. He has published in academia, gone to research commercialization with a major security vendor, and written a book. Silvio streams his code review at http://twitch.tv/silviocesare and http://youtube.com/c/InfoSect.

Date: Wednesday 5th September 2018

Time: 12:00pm

Location: Systems area, CSIT N224

Updated:  04 Sep 2018/ Responsible Officer:  Director, Research School of Computer Science/ Page Contact:  Antony Hosking