VNUnet: Linux Fights Off Worms
Sep 29, 2003, 18:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roger Howorth)
[ Thanks to David for this link.
"The forthcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 suite will
include a new feature to thwart worms and hackers...
"The RHEL 3 server operating system, due to ship within weeks,
includes a feature called Position Independent Executables (PIE).
This is a modification to the Linux kernel developed by Red Hat to
reduce the threat from worms and other buffer-overflow based