Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:48:04 +0400 From: Loganaden Velvindron <loganaden@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: How GNU/Linux distros deal with offset2lib attack? On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 7:35 PM, Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> wrote: > On Sat, Dec 06, 2014 at 03:22:58PM +0800, Shawn wrote: >> >> 2, ASLRv3? Hector Marco( the dude who disclosured offset2lib attack) >> sent a patch to the upstream: >> https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/12/4/839 >> >> Even the upstream don't accept the patch, is this possible to backport >> it & maintain it for distro community? > > Upstream asked for some basic fixes to the patch (i.e. it wasn't > submitted in the needed format) before it could accept it, so I doubt > it's rejected yet. > > And of course a distro could backport and maintain it, it's a very tiny > patch, much smaller than what they normall backport. Take it up with > the distros if you want this. > Going through the LKML mailing discussion, it seems that there's interest in improving the diff according to the comment by Andy. There also seems to be concern with 32-bit architectures. > thanks, > > greg k-h -- This message is strictly personal and the opinions expressed do not represent those of my employers, either past or present.
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