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For the non-rpm crowd ...

Posted Aug 11, 2011 18:50 UTC (Thu) by vapier (subscriber, #15768)
Parent article: Security testing tools for Fedora

Gentoo has integrated many of the same tests via the pax-utils package (no, it doesn't require PaX), and is included in other distros already:

you can very easily (and quickly) locate ELFs that have problems like:
- insecure RPATH's (relative/set*id/etc...)
- executable stacks
- relro markings
- unstripped files
- textrel issues
- even extracts info to locate the source of the textrels to func/obj/source when info is available!

some of the features listed in the scripts here i'll probably even see about integrating support for ...

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For the non-rpm crowd ...

Posted Aug 11, 2011 23:09 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

And it's a really neat set of tools which have been of great use to me: thank you very much!

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