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Old 02-03-2008, 06:53 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
 
Default Introducing security hardening features for Lenny

Riku Voipio wrote:
>> In kernels that support text ASLR, programs compiled
>> for PIE will gain full position randomization.
>
> For which architectures is text ASLR available? does it require
> external kernel patches? PIE means considerable system overhead
> and fatter binaries, especially for systems without large
> caches.

I'm only aware of x86 and amd64. I don't think it's necessary on
other archs.

Did you followup with upstream on the SSP problems we've seen
on ARM?

Cheers,
Moritz


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