C heap

Open-source C projects categorized as heap

Top 6 C heap Projects

  • sc

    Common libraries and data structures for C.

    Project mention: A simple hash table in C | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-06-13
  • heap-exploitation

    This book on heap exploitation is a guide to understanding the internals of glibc's heap and various attacks possible on the heap structure.

    Project mention: Glibc Dynamic Loader Hit by a Nasty Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-10-03

    Not in a HN news comment, I don't have that level of dedication to this because its definitely non trivial. However you can read about them in use against the glibc allocator are here: https://github.com/DhavalKapil/heap-exploitation/blob/master...

    The "house of" attack method are attacks against the allocator, its been a while since I've looked into it, I hope musl have hardened their allocator against this kind of attacks.

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • isoalloc

    A general purpose memory allocator that implements an isolation security strategy to mitigate memory safety issues while maintaining good performance

  • heaptrace

    helps visualize heap operations for pwn and debugging

  • Abstract-Data-Types

    A set of efficient data structures in C, created in a generic way

  • libqstr

    c library for handling strings efficiently

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-10-03.

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What are some of the best open-source heap projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 sc 2,151
2 heap-exploitation 1,226
3 isoalloc 351
4 heaptrace 285
5 Abstract-Data-Types 33
6 libqstr 0
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