Re: execlineb ELF executable stack on Linux

From: Rasmus Villemoes <>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2021 22:08:47 +0200

On 08/04/2021 21.57, Laurent Bercot wrote:
>> 1) I think I misunderstood how the kernel warning works. It may only
>> apply to images that the kernel execve() itself directly rather than
>> to any execve() syscall.
>  Looks like it. Otherwise, I would have seen zillions of warning messages
> in my kernel logs, with all the executable-stack binaries I have
> apparently been running. XD

It's checked for every execve, but it's a pr_warn_once(), so if (one of
the incarnations of) PID1 triggers the warning, nothing else will during
that boot.

Received on Thu Apr 08 2021 - 20:08:47 UTC

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