• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Memory corruption vulnerabilities occur when the contents of a memory location are modified, due to programmatic behavior that exceeds the intention of the original programmer, or program/language constructs. This type of programming error can lead to program crash or to strange and bizarre program behavior. This course teaches how to identify, test, and exploit these vulnerabilities.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify common memory corruption vulnerabilities
  • Test for buffer overflows
  • Exploit known memory corruption vulnerabilities
  • Identify advanced techniques for finding memory corruption vulnerabilities

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.