[ardour-dev] Possible exploit potential in ardour.

James Courtier-Dutton James at superbug.co.uk
Tue Oct 17 07:05:54 PDT 2006

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-10-15 at 00:57 +0100, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
>> Note that the STACK is rwx. I.e. it is possible to execute instructions
>> stored on the stack. Is this really necessary for ardour? Could ardour
>> be modified so that the STACK is rw- and not rwx ?
> in the words of the old tetley tea bag commercial, you hum it son, and
> i'll play it. just tell me how or point me to it a URL that does.
Please see attached diff file with the fix.
With the patch, ardour then builds with rw- stack instead of rwx stack.

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