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    SubjectRe: [patch] remove MNT_NOEXEC check for PROT_EXEC mmaps
    Stas Sergeev wrote:
    > Exactly. So why such a "middle-ground" solution is currently
    > there? I can:
    > 1. mprotect() the existing mapping to PROT_EXEC and bypass the
    > checks (but you can easily restrict that by patching mprotect()).

    The consensus has been to add the same checks to mprotect. They were
    not left out intentionally.

    ➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View, CA ❖

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