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RE: Buffer overflow prevention
From: "Avery Buffington" <avery.buffington () fxfn com>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 17:31:49 -0500

no, he ment W^X ("W xor X") but I'm not about to go into a comparison of the two or their pros and cons. 

second bullet of http://www.openbsd.org/33.html#new will explain W^X but 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/openbsd/2003-04/1678.html will make you chuckle

-----Original Message-----
From: noir [mailto:noir () gsu linux org tr]
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 5:01 PM
To: bugtraq () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Buffer overflow prevention 

I believe that Mr. Raadt meant PAX by W^X. 
We all enjoy ascii art but I wanted to note that renaming somebody 
elses work is not so ethical.

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