FAQ: MS09-035 ATL Security Update For Visual Studio 2003/2005 SP1/2008 RTM/2008 SP1

1.        How do I know which dll/control needs to be rebuilt? Please check the guidelines to understand if your dll/control could be affected or not. Installing the Visual Studio ATL Security patch and rebuilding the binaries alone will not mitigate the vulnerability. You may need to make code changes as given in the document.  …

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How to handle chevron button using CToolBarCtrl object?

Most of the developers work with CToolBarCtrl but they get stuck when it comes to display chevron button. This article is all about how to get chevron button displayed on CToolBarCtrl control while resizing its content window.   There is a good MSDN article on handling chevrons but no good sample implementation on it. I wrote a small…


Troubleshooting CRT heap corruption

This article focuses on troubleshooting a heap corruption caused by writing into the next allocated block. Heap corruption comes into notice when the overridden memory is accessed, leaving in a state where it becomes hard to figure out the original code that is overriding the memory.   In this scenario, call stack could look like…

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