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SubjectRe: Really good idea to allow mmap(0, FIXED)?
Hi!
>
> > > Besides that, I currently don't see a valid reason to mmap address 0.
> > >
> > > Comments?
> >
> > User zero is not neccessarily mapped at kernel zero so your argument
> > isn't portable either.
>
> Eh, so what about the following.
> We _have_ arches which map user zero to kernel zero. What about
> specialcasing that on a per-arch case. So remapping user zero to
> something else in kernel.

Just add some magic constant on architectures you care about... make
user 0 start at 4mb in kernel... and you get your security hardened
kernel w/o breaking dosemu. All you need is to create a patch :-)


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