Google Adds Control-Flow Integrity to Beef up Android Kernel Security

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Source: The Hacking News
Google Adds Control-Flow Integrity to Beef up Android Kernel Security
Google has added a new security feature to the latest Linux kernels for Android devices to prevent it against code reuse attacks that allow attackers to achieve arbitrary code execution by exploiting control-flow hijacking vulnerabilities.

In code reuse attacks, attackers exploit memory corruption bugs (buffer overflows, type confusion, or integer overflows) to take over code pointers stored

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