pie-ssp working group

Ned Ludd solar at gentoo.org
Fri Feb 6 02:26:05 PST 2004

Whoops that list is pax-l at lists.adamantix.org

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 04:55, Ned Ludd wrote:
> Hello LFS
> I'm cross posting this to the pax-l mailing list and CC: Hiroaki Etoh.
> I just subscribed to this mailing list after trolling around your 
> archives some. I'm leading the PaX/Grsec efforts at the Hardened Gentoo 
> Project and I would like to also become indirectly involved with this 
> project in order to minimize some duplication of efforts. I wont 
> try to sell any of you on Gentoo because the distribution does not
> matter to me, it's the efforts going on within them that count and 
> I like what I see here. I'll try working primarily with Robert Connolly
> on irc.frenode.net. Your the 3rd distribution that has adopted the PaX
> model and is using ssp to complement it, which is used to prevent the
> ret2libc attack among other things.
> Anyway hopefully between our groups we can develop a standard together
> and form a pie-ssp working group which more or less would define 
> ideally how to best take advantage of these advanced features and 
> share common patches.
> References:
>  http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/hlfs-dev/
>  http://adamantix.org/
>  http://hardened.gentoo.org/
>  http://pax.grsecurity.net/docs/
>  http://www.research.ibm.com/trl/projects/security/ssp/

Ned Ludd <solar at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Linux Developer
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