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Enabling Crashed Stack Analysis Through a Virtualized Single Instruction Multiple Data Stack

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021499D
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-21

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Disclosed is a method that leverages a Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) register to operate as a minimal rotating call stack, providing data about the call sequence prior to a smashed stack. Benefits include a solution that works with any calling convention.