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    SubjectRe: brk randomization breaks columns

    * Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:

    > > From: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
    > >
    > > brk: check the lower bound properly
    > >
    > > There is a check in sys_brk(), that tries to make sure that we do not
    > > underflow the area that is dedicated to brk heap.
    > >
    > > The check is however wrong, as it assumes that brk area starts immediately
    > > after the end of the code (+bss), which is wrong for example in
    > > environments with randomized brk start. The proper way is to check whether
    > > the address is not below the start_brk address.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
    >
    > ACK.

    actually, does the patch above from Jiri solve the problem with your 11
    year old binaries too? (Sorry if it has been mentioned elsewhere, i
    could not decode it from this thread.)

    Ingo


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