Unstable code is code that was compiled with optimizations turned on… making the compiler possibly discard security checks creating security holes.

Towards Optimization-Safe Systems- Analyzing the Impact of Undefined Behavior stack-sosp13.pdf

Mirror: 40 percent of debian packages contain unstable code – Towards Optimization-Safe Systems- Analyzing the Impact of Undefined Behavior stack-sosp13

unstable code

original link: http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/~xi/papers/stack-sosp13.pdf

 

 

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