Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:51:58 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>, Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> Subject: Re: CVE Request coreutils On 01/22/2013 04:47 PM, Vincent Danen wrote: > Do you believe this would be the case with modern GCC/Glibc hardening > though? Wouldn't this just be rendered a crash? Catching this reliably needs compiling with -fstack-check, which is currently not among commonly used hardening flags. The generated code used to be rather buggy, too. -- Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team
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