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From: Nick Kledzik <kledzik <at> apple.com>
Subject: Re: Adding diversity for security (and testing)
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.compilers.llvm.devel
Date: Monday 26th August 2013 21:01:20 UTC (over 4 years ago)
On Aug 26, 2013, at 11:39 AM, Stephen Crane  wrote:
> I am a PhD student in the Secure Systems and Software Lab at UC
> Irvine. We have been working on adding randomness into code generation
> to create a diverse population of binaries. This diversity prevents
> code-reuse attacks such as return-oriented-programming (ROP) by
> denying the attacker information about the exact code layout.

How is the "diverse population" of binaries generated and delivered?   The
tradition 
software development model is to qualify one “golden master” which is
then
duplicated to all customers.

-Nick
 
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