Crash Dump Analysis Patterns (Part 167)

Regular Data pattern generalizes ASCII and UNICODE-type (00xx00yy) data found in memory to domain-specific data formats such as bitmaps and vector data. An example of the latter could be the sequence of …0xxx0yyy… (xxx are triplets of hex digits). A typical usage of this pattern is analysis of corrupt dynamic memory blocks (process heap, kernel pool) where continuity of regular data across block boundary points to a possible buffer overwrite.

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