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Linux Security Feature Revised For Randomizing The Kernel Stack Offset At Each System Call

Apr 09, 2020, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

Patches have been revised for allowing Linux to support kernel stack base address offset randomization for each system call.

This feature is designed for preventing various stack-based attacks that rely upon a known layout of the stack structure. With these patches and enabling the feature, the stack offset would be randomized on each system call so the layout changes for each

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