Request for review [new bug](S): Stack guard pages are no more protected after loading a shared library with executable stack.

Dmitry Samersoff Dmitry.Samersoff at
Thu Oct 27 06:00:28 PDT 2011


The main reason of fix for 7019808 because with executable stack
JDK7 doesn't work Fedora 14+ and couple of other distros.

So I'm sorry to say but we will not revert this fix.


On 2011-10-27 16:38, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Goetz Lindenmaier:
>> Florian, I don't think it's an option to change the stack back to 
>> executable.
> Why not?  It's not that a non-executable stack buys you much
> security-wise when you've got megabytes of writeable and executable
> bytecode on the heap.

Dmitry Samersoff
Java Hotspot development team, SPB04
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