"for and while" in Bro language (and threading?)

Brian bmc at snort.org
Sun Jul 13 17:08:29 PDT 2003

<snip request for while loops>

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 12:03:20PM -0700, Vern Paxson wrote:
> In what contexts do you find you need them?

A good example of the need for while loops is doing integer overflow
detection in RPC services.  To do it properly, you need to be able to 
check the length of each argument in the call (or response, since clients
can be vulnerable as well...)


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