Re: noexec_user_stack linux parameter

Found out from our Sysops that noexec_user_stack does not apply to Linux.

Jared Still
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On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 1:42 PM, William Muriithi <
william.muriithi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> >In short, this parameter is makes the stack non-executable to help
> >prevent buffer overflow exploits.
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> >I can find a lot of info about setting this on Solaris, but very little
> >about doing so on Linux.
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> >Has anyone here used this parameter on Linux?
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> I think the closest thing to the parameter that you are looking above on
> Linux is "kernel.exec-shield"
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> Its enabled by default and should therefore not be a problem
>
> William
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