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Ubuntu - poorer security than Fedora

Ubuntu - poorer security than Fedora

Posted Jul 21, 2008 8:51 UTC (Mon) by i3839 (guest, #31386)
In reply to: Ubuntu - poorer security than Fedora by ceplm
Parent article: Ubuntu, security response, and community contributions

That isn't true, most is done by the kernel, only stack protection is useless when not
enabled, so buffer overflows are still a danger, but less if the kernel makes the stack
non-executable and randomizes the address space.

And as the poster below linked to, Ubuntu seems to enable those flags too.


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