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Openwall Linux Kernel Patch 2.4.37.9

Openwall Linux Kernel Patch 2.4.37.9
Posted Feb 20, 2010
Authored by Solar Designer | Site openwall.com

The Openwall Linux kernel patch is a collection of security hardening features for the Linux kernel which can stop most 'cookbook' buffer overflow exploits. The patch can also add more privacy to the system by restricting access to parts of /proc so that users may not see what others are doing. Also tightens down file descriptors 0, 1, and 2, implements process limits and shared memory destruction.

Changes: The patch has been updated to Linux 2.4.37.9. A post-2.4.37.9 upstream fix for FAT filesystems has been added. The FAQ has been updated.
tags | overflow, kernel
systems | linux
MD5 | ea4e7d83f29a200b961dc6992e26927f

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