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Attacking hardened Linux systems with kernel JIT spraying

Attacking hardened Linux systems with kernel JIT spraying

Posted Nov 19, 2012 9:17 UTC (Mon) by deepfire (guest, #26138)
In reply to: Attacking hardened Linux systems with kernel JIT spraying by aliguori
Parent article: Attacking hardened Linux systems with kernel JIT spraying

> SMEP support in Linux is still very new. The hardware won't be out for a long time.

Actually, Ivy Bridge CPUs have been widely deployed for quite some time already, if we're talking about SMEP -- execution prevention.

It is true, though, that /SMAP/ deployment will have to wait until Haswell ships.


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