Re: [PATCH v2] execve: warn if process starts with executable stack

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Wed Dec 11 2019 - 13:34:14 EST

On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 09:19:33PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> Reports are better be done by people who know what they are doing, as in
> understand what executable stack is and what does it mean in reality.
> > Otherwise it will just go to /dev/null with all warning about bad blocks
> > on USB sticks and CPU core throttling under high temperature.
> That's fine. You don't want bugreports from people who don't know what
> is executable stack. Every security bug bounty program is flooded by
> such people. This is why message is worded in a neutral way.

Well we definitely don't have the same experience with user reports. I
was just suggesting, but since you apparently already have all the
responses you needed, I'm even wondering why the warning remains.