Re: [patch] remove MNT_NOEXEC check for PROT_EXEC MAP_PRIVATE mmaps

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 16:51:17 EST

On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 01:41 +0000, David Wagner wrote:

> 9) Stas's request is a request for a change to Linux kernel semantics.
> The current mmap() semantics have been there for years. We're not talking
> about some recent change to mmap() semantics that have broken existing
> userspace tools. Rather, we have a longstanding set of semantics; Stas
> wants to be able to mark more partitions as noexec,

.... and then execute from them!
that's what is bothering me most about all of this.

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