The never ending problems of local ASLR holes in Linux

Introduction Address Space Layout Randomization, or simply ASLR, is a probabilistic security defense that was released by the PaX Team in 2001 and introduced into upstream kernels in 2005 (2.6.12). As the name itself indicates, it randomly arranges the address space (thus addresses) of a running executable every time it is run, and does this […]