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Bug#301135: libc6: libacl/libcrypto/libasound all have PT_GNU_STACK enabled on them in glibc 2.3.4-1

At Wed, 17 Aug 2005 03:06:12 +0200,
Zoran Dzelajlija wrote:
> Well, for one thing, upgrading libc6 triggers the breakage on
> unrelated, already installed packages - and there's a lot of those
> linked to eg. libssl-0.9.7.so.  BTW. looks like there are some patches
> which mitigate this issue, see eg. the libc6 build in this
> third-party repository:
> deb http://debian.linux-systeme.com unstable main
> (I haven't taken a good look at the diff, but the changelog says
> * Add PaX support.

How did you fix your package?

> It seems reasonable to include some global workaround until all these
> broken library packages get fixed, since the breakage appears to have
> wide effects on the affected systems.  Since there is a workaround in
> glibc available, maybe it's better to leave a copy of the bug here,
> perhaps for you to examine the patch and see if it would be a good idea
> to apply it?

I think it's decided by the trade-off between workaround and the
correct fix.

-- gotom

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