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October 20th, 2017

068: PHP's Dirty Little Segfault Secret

PHP is known for running really bad code really well. But it has a dirty little secret: deep within its code is a hidden "stack bomb". You can cause PHP to completely crash with just a few lines of code. Today we discuss why this happens and what we can do to fix the issue.

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PHP's Dirty Little Segfault Secret: The "Stack Bomb" Show Summary


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Sara Golemon

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  • She works on getting XP in video games and torturing PHP
  • Works on the XHP extension for PHP - XHTML embedded in PHP