Address space randomization in 2.6
Posted Feb 10, 2005 6:21 UTC (Thu) by aarchiba
Parent article: Address space randomization in 2.6
Not to sound like djb, but:
A program that allows stack-smashing really has a security hole, and needs to be fixed. Making exploits more cumbersome may be more of an obstacle to white hats trying to prove that a hole is really a hole then to black hats trying to break in. Now if the randomization code caused buggy programs to *crash* then I'd go for it...
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