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Re: Does your software?

On Tue, 24 Oct 1995, Dr. Frederick B. Cohen wrote:

> Actually, not true.  The global fixed-length buffers, shared variables,
> and lack of prototypes provide protection against allocation problems
> which sould result in denial of service, corruptions at near-capacity
> load, and other similar security problems.

Please explain how a lack of prototypes (and shared variables for that 
matter) provide protection against the problems you describe.

- Andy