Re: Grsec/PaX and Exec-shield
On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:51:52PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mar 04/11/2003 à 16:56, firstname.lastname@example.org a écrit :
> > Also, I think both you and Ingo will be interested to see the results of
> > a bugfixed version of paxtest. Are you so certain that Exec-shield
> > stops execution in shared library bss/data? Or did you just say it
> > because that's what a program told you? Do you want to change your
> > answer before it's released? Or can you tell me why Exec-shield will
> > prevent execution in those areas? If you can tell my why, I'll be sure
> > to tell you why it doesn't, and why it's impossible for it to.
> Give us facts. Are you advertising the latest Windows 2012 server
> software before it is written, or discussing about computer security?
Nah, he just tries to imitate Theo. Unfortunately, he misses some elements -
clue, taste and understanding of the difference between arguments and
handwaving. Working in that area can make one an asshole; however, being
an asshole does not qualify for such work...