Home page logo
/

bugtraq logo Bugtraq mailing list archives

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.


  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]