Request for review [new bug](S): Stack guard pages are no more protected after loading a shared library with executable stack.

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Thu Oct 27 05:38:38 PDT 2011

* Goetz Lindenmaier:

> Florian, I don't think it's an option to change the stack back to 
> executable.

Why not?  It's not that a non-executable stack buys you much
security-wise when you've got megabytes of writeable and executable
bytecode on the heap.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at>
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