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Synonyms for buffer

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(chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH

a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict

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an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

a power tool used to buff surfaces

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a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact

an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block

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add a buffer (a solution)

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protect from impact

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CoreLabs concluded that the two heap-based buffer overflows reported were newly discovered vulnerabilities because the issues were not fixed with the latest security patch and were not mentioned in any existing advisories published by HP.
Antivirus firms have advised all those that are vulnerable to Slammer to download Microsoft's recently released SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 which contains a patch designed to stop buffer overflow viruses.
The software scans Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Sybase databases for hundreds of vulnerabilities that facilitate SQL injection, buffer overflow, and other attacks.
Proventia Desktop currently offers the combined functionality of personal firewall, intrusion prevention, buffer overflow exploit prevention, application and communications protection and virus prevention technologies.
Application Protection - prevents buffer overflow attacks from passing control of a system to an external agent or crashing a system in a denial of service attack
EMEA developers are also reporting less worm and buffer overflow attacks.
Key features of Proventia Server for Linux include vulnerability-based intrusion prevention, Buffer Overflow Exploit Prevention (BOEP) and support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SuSE Linux Enterprise Servers.