2.6.12 kernel released
Posted Jun 21, 2005 1:18 UTC (Tue) by miallen
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Parent article: 2.6.12 kernel released
It is good to see that the kernel now has address space randomization. Hopefully we will soon see good support for non-exec mappings (besides support of the NX bit on AMD64 CPUs).
What's odd is that I recently installed Fedora Core 3 on my Thinkpad T30 with a P4 mobile and noticed that addresses change with each invokation of one of my applications and that trying to execute code in a not PROT_EXEC mmap'd area segfaults. But of course I'm not running this Kernel so how could I have these features already?
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