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Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:15:52 +0100
From: Stuart Henderson <>
Subject: Re: Qualys Security Advisory - The Stack Clash

On 2017/06/21 16:36, Solar Designer wrote:
>                                                 Granted, they can now
> prepare their updates within hours or days due to the work done by SUSE,
> Red Hat, and others on the distros list, hopefully in time before
> attacks using the Qualys findings start or become widespread, but
> nevertheless they are at a disadvantage.

People doing this might want to note that Icinga ran into problems
with the fix in RHEL/Centos kernels when using setrlimit to restrict
the stack size below the default.

The Red Hat ticket is currently locked but there's some information at

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