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Re: Stack Smash Protection disabled (was HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386)
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 08:20:57AM -0500, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> > Note that quite a few packages break with SSP.
> Hmm -- why? Buffer overflows that haven't been exploited yet?
It's allergic to alloca(), and anything equivalent to alloca() like
variable-sized arrays on the stack.
David A. Holland
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