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Re: StackGuard'ed Debian?

On Tue, 01.02.00 00:51 +0200, kay wrote:
> this is a patch to gcc which adds pretty good buffer overflow protection to
> all programs compiled with it. There is a whole RedHat 5.2 distribution
> compiled with this available for download at www.immunix.org (there is also

I don't have the cpu capacity of even building my own system but I would 
be interested how stable those guarded binaries are.
We thought about using them at work but decided against it since the
program is so unknown.
I would second a proposal of building a "test" distribution on one of
the public-servers and maybe somewhen (when harddiscs get cheaper :-))
distribute a stack-guarded distribution or at least guarded network
daemons (ftp,finger,smtp,http etc)



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