Linked by Dareka on Fri 19th Apr 2013 10:40 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "Starting with hrev45522, address space layout randomization (ASLR) and data execution prevention (DEP) are available in Haiku. These two features, which have actually become a standard in any modern OS, make it much harder to exploit any vulnerability that may be present in an application running on Haiku, thus generally improving system security."
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RE: Funny
by WereCatf on Sat 20th Apr 2013 14:40 UTC in reply to "Funny"
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So, I have a single-address map for all tasks.

Problem one, right there: all applications get their own, private address mappings, it's not a global one.

When code is loaded, basically, it calls malloc() and puts the code there. Code gets put in random locations.

Problem two: it's not only the base location of the executable code itself that's randomized, it also applies to libraries, data, heap and such.

I have been doing this for years and Microsoft patented it and called it ASLR.

No, you haven't.

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