StackGuard

Daniel Baumann daniel.baumann at panthera-systems.net
Sat Jan 10 19:15:56 PST 2004


Blue Havana wrote:

>Has any one looked at the Immunix distro.  the have a few proprietary things on their site, but they also have a patch for gcc called Stack Guard, which tries to harden against buffer overflow attacks by terminating a program it detects trying to do this.
>
>http://www.immunix.org
>
>sorry if this is a newb post.
>  
>
stackguard is patent pendet, a free alternative is ibm's propolice patch 
(http://www.trl.ibm.com/projects/security/ssp/) which ashes has , 
amongst others, already included in his winter-hint 
(http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/winter.txt)

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