Re: [patch] remove MNT_NOEXEC check for PROT_EXEC mmaps
From: Stas Sergeev
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 03:22:44 EST
Alan Cox wrote:
Agreed mprotect should also be fixed.
Since "noexec" was already rendered useless - yes.
Before, people could use it and hope the binaries
won't get executed (and if it was possible to execute
them by invoking ld.so directly, then ld.so could have
been fixed). Now the only possibility is to not use the
"noexec" at all.
So does that add to security or substract?..
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