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Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2016 21:00:13 +0000
From: One Thousand Gnomes <>
To: Scott Bauer <>
Cc:,,,,,, Abhiram Balasubramanian <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] SROP mitigation: Add sysctl to disable SROP

On Tue,  8 Mar 2016 13:47:55 -0700
Scott Bauer <> wrote:

> This patch adds a sysctl argument to disable SROP protection.

Shouldn't it be a sysctl to enable it irrevocably, otherwise if I have DAC
capability I can turn off SROP and attack something to get to higher
capability levels ?

(The way almost all distros are set up its kind of academic but for a
properly secured system it might matter).


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