FreeBSD gets userspace ASLR

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Gullible Jones, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. Gullible Jones

    Gullible Jones Registered Member

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    Wow, this took an awfully long time.

    https://reviews.freebsd.org/D473

    Not sure about the status on NetBSD, last stuff I'm finding is that it has kernel support but few PIC binaries.

    OpenBSD has had ASLR for a long time. I found one article to the effect that its implementation is rubbish vs. Linux's, but that was on a blog that was roughly the BSD equivalent of LinuxHaters, so I will take it with many grains of salt.

    Anyway maybe stuff like this is why Linux and Solaris seem to have ousted BSD from the server market?
     
  2. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    Link to that ASLR article?
     
  3. Gullible Jones

    Gullible Jones Registered Member

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    hxxp://aboutthebsds.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/openbsds-aslr-weak-not-very-random-and-not-truly-aslr/
     
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