Re: Exec Shield for Linux 2.6.x.y?
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On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 04:11:49PM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote: > > Dear Fedora developers or Experts! > > > > Can you tell me if these is an Exec Shield kernel patch for most recent 2.6 > > series vanilla kernels being able to do full ALSR functionality, including > > the relocation of PIE binaries? > > > > When I look at Ingo Molnar's Exec Shield patch web page > > (http://people.redhat.com/mingo/exec-shield/), I got the impression that a > > fully featured Exec Shield patch set exists only for the 2.4 series of the > > Linux kernels. Am I correct? > > > > Without knowing all the nitty gritty details, I believe this is because a > subset of the initial 2.4 patch is included in upstream 2.6. > > I would suggesting asking one of the Fedora kernel guys, or Ingo if you > want to know for sure. This list is primarily for dealing with security > vulnerabilities in Fedora. I doubt anyone on this list knows enough about > the working of Exec Shield to feel comfortable answering your question. You can find a version that always applies to latest upstream (give or take a few days lag time after a point release) in the Fedora CVS. There's pointers on http://people.redhat.com/davej/ Dave -- http://www.codemonkey.org.uk -- Fedora-security-list mailing list Fedora-security-list@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-security-list
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