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SubjectRe: [RFC] prevention of syscalls from writable segments, breaking bug exploits
On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:

> > > > without breaking anything. It also reports of such calls by using printk.
> > > Get real.
> >
> > Why do you always have to be insulting alex? Sheesh.
>
> Sigh... Not intended to be an insult. Plain and simple advice. Idea is
[..]

Did you notice that question was ambiguous? I understood that sentence in
its other meaning, i.e, someone insulting Alex ;-)

Anyway, while it is agreed that you can't completely eliminate exploits,
it is recommended that, it should be at least harder to create them, maybe
it can even minimize the will to write them.

--
Dan Aloni
dax@karrde.org

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