[Beowulf] Heads up - Stack-Clash local root vulnerability

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Jun 20 20:34:45 PDT 2017

On 21/06/17 10:21, Christopher Samuel wrote:

> I suspect in those cases you have to rely entirely on the kernel
> mitigation of increasing the stack guard gap size.

I'm now seeing indications this kernel change can break some
applications (we've not touched our HPC systems yet).


Be careful..

 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 Melbourne Bioinformatics - The University of Melbourne
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545

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