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0000283Cheat Enginepublic2013-09-30 13:33
ReporterCsimbi 
Assigned ToDark Byte 
PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityalways
StatusresolvedResolutionfixed 
Summary0000283: CE 6.3 - Pointer scan includes low addresses
DescriptionQuite often, pointer scanner finds addresses in the 0x0-0x400000 range.
IMHO, any offset pointing into this range should be dropped right away, whenever they are found.
It might even speed up the scan (reducing the number of addresses to be checked).
Thank you for considering.
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~0000587

Dark Byte (developer)

Last edited: 2013-09-30 02:33

You can do that in the pointerscanner settings (pointerpath may only be in this region: 00400000 to ffffffff)

But I don't recommend it.

In windows XP that region also often contains the stack of the main thread, which is extremely useful for pointer paths (as long as they are near the start)

Also, since windows Vista normal memory allocs are more inclined to result in that region (xp tried to ignore it, vista and later do not)

~0000588

Csimbi (reporter)

Meh, you're right; I don't know how I missed that...

BTW, the default values are 0x00000000 and 0xffffffff - even in the 64bit version.
Shouldn't it be 0x0 and 0x7fffffffffffffff, respectively for the 64bit version?

~0000589

Dark Byte (developer)

it will change to 0 to 0x7fffffffffffffff if the target process is 64-bit

~0000590

Csimbi (reporter)

Ah, ok; doing a 32bit now.
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-09-30 02:11 Csimbi New Issue
2013-09-30 02:33 Dark Byte Note Added: 0000587
2013-09-30 02:33 Dark Byte Status new => feedback
2013-09-30 02:33 Dark Byte Note Edited: 0000587
2013-09-30 04:57 Csimbi Note Added: 0000588
2013-09-30 05:22 Dark Byte Note Added: 0000589
2013-09-30 08:26 Csimbi Note Added: 0000590
2013-09-30 13:33 Dark Byte Status feedback => resolved
2013-09-30 13:33 Dark Byte Resolution open => fixed
2013-09-30 13:33 Dark Byte Assigned To => Dark Byte
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