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Re: The story of the Linux kernel 3.x...
From: Nicolas Surribas <nicolas.surribas () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 19:54:13 +0200

I can't reproduce with current openSUSE 12.1...

sh-4.2$ uname -rop
3.1.10-1.9-desktop x86_64 GNU/Linux
sh-4.2$ lsb-release -ri
Distributor ID: SUSE LINUX
Release:        12.1
sh-4.2$ cat /proc/self/maps | grep vdso
7fff48b58000-7fff48b59000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0                          [vdso]
sh-4.2$ cat /proc/self/maps | grep vdso
7fffabbff000-7fffabc00000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0                          [vdso]
sh-4.2$ cat /proc/sys/kernel/randomize_va_space
1

2012/5/16 Tavis Ormandy <taviso () cmpxchg8b com>:
Adam Zabrocki <pi3 () pi3 com pl> wrote:

Hi Tavis,

I've checked with the same result:

*) Fedora 16 *) latest Ubuntu *) latest Suse


Best regards, Adam Zabrocki


You must be doing something unusual, are these stock kernels?

Those distributions all have good security teams who certainly understand
what CONFIG_COMPAT_VDSO does, and would not enable it.

Tavis.

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