mike at theoretic.com
Wed Feb 11 03:40:06 CST 2004
> Log message:
> Don't request PROT_EXEC permissions when mapping an image file to
> avoid problems on noexec filesystems with kernel 2.6.
According to the exec-shield paper, its effects can include revealing
"bugs in applications that assume PROT_READ implies PROT_EXEC" due to the
funky things it does with relocations into the ASCII-armour. Not sure but
it might be worth ensuring mprotect is called afterwards....
Just a random thought, I don't think it'd matter in this case as we use
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