Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:43:44 -0500 From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@...thhorseman.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Offset2lib: bypassing full ASLR on 64bit Linux On 12/05/2014 05:15 PM, Reed Loden wrote: > On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 7:09 AM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com> wrote: > >> >> Mozilla has no excuse for not enabling PIE for Firefox, because 99% of >> the code is in dynamic libraries already. It has no performance impact. >> > > For the record, Mozilla tried it several months ago and had to back it out. > > "Nautilus (the file manager) can't open PIE executables, which makes > distributing PIE executable essentially impossible." > > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=857628#c6 (which caused > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1076892) i couldn't find a reference to this in the nautilus bugtracker, so i just posted: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=741183 --dkg Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (950 bytes)
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