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From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
To: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Cc: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	will@kernel.org, ebiederm@xmission.com,
	linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, security@kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] execve: warn if process starts with executable stack
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:23:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191213102332.GA2196@1wt.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191213095634.GB2407@kadam>

On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 12:56:34PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 12:25:20AM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> > "Complain to linux-kernel" is meaningless, kernel is not responsible.
> > 
> > What the message is even supposed to say?
> > 
> 
> You could direct people to a website and then update the instructions
> as needed.

Another possibility is to just log this as a debug message, and in this
case the user can feel free to ignore it. But a warning is something that
needs to be addressed and without instructions it's hard.

Regards,
Willy

  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-13 10:23 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
2019-12-12 21:25           ` Alexey Dobriyan
2019-12-13  9:56             ` Dan Carpenter
2019-12-13 10:23               ` Willy Tarreau [this message]
2020-02-25 21:52   ` Kees Cook

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