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Tuesday, 19. August 2014

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Fix for Buffer Overflow in VCL Bitmap Processing Code

Marco's Tech Blog – A potential buffer overflow condition in the VCL bitmap processing code (specifically in the function PaletteFromDIBColorTable) could be potentially used to inject malicious code into an application. So this is a serious issue and you are recommended to apply the patch to your new and existing ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 17:01
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Delphi and C++ Builder VCL Library Buffer Overflow

The Wiert Corner – Since this did not make it to DelphiFeeds yet: I’ve seen the function PaletteFromDIBColorTable in Graphics.pas go back as far at least until Delphi 2006, and references on the web as far back as Delphi 4. So: this bug is old, but as it is a security one, make sure you patch soon. For Delphi ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 14:25
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OpenSSL 1.0.1i, 1.0.0n, 0.9.8zb

Arvid's Blog – New OpenSSL updates The current updates had been available on the Fulgan Mirror for some days, sorry for the delayed blog post. Direct Links: http://indy.fulgan.com/SSL/openssl-0.9.8zb-i386-win32.zip http://indy.fulgan.com/SSL/openssl-0.9.8zb-x64_86-win64.zip ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? winkelsdorf @ 14:12
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TMS XData v1.0 released

TMS Software Blog – We're pleased to introduce today TMS XData, another important part in the TMS Business Subscription line-up of tools & components to let you write better & faster business logic for local, Windows-only, cross-platform and multi-tier solutions, in short, the entire spectrum of Delphi applications you ...
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Delphi: (ab?)using managed types to help guarantee initialisation of stack record (via: Stack Overflow)

The Wiert Corner – I mentioned Delphi managed types is in Delphi “Variant Records”, a few notes indicating they are special. Managed by the RTL, you can use them to your advantage when you have record types that – when on the stack – are only partially initialized by the RTL: only the managed types are ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 07:00
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