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Stack guard pages are no more protected after loading a shared library with executable stack

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        Goetz Lindenmaier from SAP AG found an issue loading jni libraries where the stack is set to ‘execstack’, or where this flag is not set at all. After loading such a library, the stack guard pages are lost and though stack overflows can no more be detected.

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                • Assignee:
                  iklam Ioi Lam
                  Reporter:
                  dsamersoff Dmitriy Samersoff
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