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#22315 new enhancement

Make use of interceptor to protect memory on Windows (spin-off from #12426)

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: tbb-team
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Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-security
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add EnableLowFragmentationHeap() modified from ​

It was an old approach from Google that couldn't be applied, because it was single-threaded and led to:
So that they added just from a well-known approach, but with that test
So you can add Chromium's solution as fast and easy fix (as in #12426), but for the default heap only.

A more general approach is to use an interceptor for LFH, bottom-up ASLR and other mitigations on every relevant memory allocation:

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