Re: Stack-smashing protection
On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Albert Cervera Areny <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.12.06.2129 +0100]:
> > I think it would be a great idea to use this patch with debian too as soon as
> > gcc becomes the compiler by default. Protecting the entire system from this
> > kind of bugs would really be a great security step forward.
gcc is already the compiler by default ...
and you can use stackguard to tighten gcc
- better still, write better code ??
> have a look at grsecurity.net, which i think implements this at
> a lower cost.
and the rest of the dozen+ kernel hardening tools