Re: execlineb ELF executable stack on Linux

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:46:40 +0000

>Without the GNU-stack section the
>linker reverts to its backwards-compatible default which is to make
>the stack executable.

  Oh! That's interesting, and actually makes sense. Well, I guess
we've found a reason for the existence of the .note.GNU-stack section,
and stripping it is not as free a win today as it was 20 years ago. :)

  Thanks for the investigation and the patch. Making those strips less
greedy is clearly the correct solution.

Received on Fri Apr 09 2021 - 13:46:40 UTC

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