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Re: Exec-Shield vs. PaX

On Fri, 7 Nov 2003 12:57, Yven Johannes Leist wrote:
> Well, I for one would love to see a security announcement one day, which
> contains something like:
> "All users running the standard Debian kernel are not affected, since the
> special security features the Debian kernel contains prevent the
> exploit/attack in question." :)

To get this we need support for PIE executables, and preferrably something 
like ProPolice as well.

Currently Debian is behind Fedora and is not showing any signs of catching 

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