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How do I respond to a stack/buffer overflow

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closed as not a real question by jscott, Shane Madden, Ward, joeqwerty, Sam Mar 20 '12 at 22:03

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possible duplicate of My server's been hacked EMERGENCY – jscott Mar 16 '12 at 3:35
  1. Disable.

    Take the service offline. This will help prevent further damage.

  2. Verify.

    Make sure that the issue is reproducible.

  3. Find.

    Inspect the code to see what the cause is.

  4. Repair.

    Effect the changes required to ensure that the issue does not happen again due to the same cause.

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