By Filipe Xavier de Oliveira


Over the years, attacks on memory corruption have become complex and distant from the reality of many security analysts and researchers.

User-Stack is one of the primary topics surrounding memory corruption techniques; even so, it has often been poorly studied. Besides, being interested in memory corruption, and not mastering the knowledge about User-Stack, will certainly bring frustrations to those who wish to pursue a career in the field.

Therefore, this whitepaper (access by below hyperlink) aims to teach, within the scope of the Windows operating system, not only the principles, but above all, the defense and attack aspects related to the User-Stack; aiming to serve both those who want to start their knowledge on the topic, as well as those who already have some experience with the stack.

USER STACK – Essential knowledge to Memory Corruption study