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SubjectRe: [PATCH] stronger ELF sanity checks v2
Hi!

> On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 02:55:07AM +0100, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > Here's the second version of my patch to add better sanity checks for
> > binfmt_elf
>
> I assume this breaks Brian Raiter's tiny ELF executables[1]. Even
> though these binaries are evil hacks that don't comply to standards
> and serve no serious purpose, I'm not sure what the purpose of the
> sanity checks is. Are there any risks associated with running
> non-compliant ELF executables? (Now that I mention it, the

You get vy ugly behaviour. If you compile executable with huge static
data, it will compile okay, link okay, *launch okay* and die on
segfault. That's wrong, it should have died on -ENOMEM during exec.
Pavel

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