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Part II: Applied Debugging > Memory Corruption Part I—Stacks

Chapter 5. Memory Corruption Part I—Stacks

A memory corruption is one of the most intractable forms of programming error for two reasons. First, the source of the corruption and the manifestation might be far apart, making it difficult to correlate cause and effect. Second, symptoms appear under unusual conditions, making it hard to consistently reproduce the error.

Fundamentally, memory corruption occurs when one or both of the following are true.


  

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