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    SubjectRe: How to make stack executable on demand?
    On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 01:46:51PM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
    > On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 10:02:58PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > > But it will either fail if
    > > > kernel is set with non-executable stack,
    > >
    > > eh no. mprotect with prot_exec is still supposed to work. The stacks
    > > still have MAY_EXEC attribute, just not the actual EXEC attribute
    >
    > Ok. It looks like a bug in Red Hat EL 3 kernel. In fs/exec.c, there

    That version of exec-shield is quite dated. For the latest version,
    look on http://people.redhat.com/mingo, or the Fedora kernels.

    I'm pretty sure that Exec-shield isn't even enabled in the EL kernels
    at this time, so it's quite out of date in respect to the others.

    Dave

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