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Kees Cook on Linux kernel 4.17 security features

If you’re not aware, Kees does a good job about blogging on new Linux kernel features. The topic list from current blog post:

Jailhouse hypervisor
Sparc ADI
new kernel stacks cleared on fork
MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE
pin stack limit during exec
Variable Length Array removals start

https://outflux.net/blog/archives/2018/06/14/security-things-in-linux-v4-17/

 

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