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From: Willy Tarreau <>
To: Alexey Dobriyan <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] execve: warn if process starts with executable stack
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:24:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191211181933.GA3919@avx2>

On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 09:19:33PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> Reports are better be done by people who know what they are doing, as in
> understand what executable stack is and what does it mean in reality.
> > Otherwise it will just go to /dev/null with all warning about bad blocks
> > on USB sticks and CPU core throttling under high temperature.
> That's fine. You don't want bugreports from people who don't know what
> is executable stack. Every security bug bounty program is flooded by
> such people. This is why message is worded in a neutral way.

Well we definitely don't have the same experience with user reports. I
was just suggesting, but since you apparently already have all the
responses you needed, I'm even wondering why the warning remains.


  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-11 18:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-08 17:19 Alexey Dobriyan
2019-12-11  1:47 ` Andrew Morton
2019-12-11  7:22   ` Alexey Dobriyan
2019-12-11  9:59     ` Willy Tarreau
2019-12-11 18:19       ` Alexey Dobriyan
2019-12-11 18:24         ` Willy Tarreau [this message]
2019-12-12 21:25           ` Alexey Dobriyan
2019-12-13  9:56             ` Dan Carpenter
2019-12-13 10:23               ` Willy Tarreau
2020-02-25 21:52   ` Kees Cook

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