Signature pit-nicking (was [linux-elitists] Re: pho: Tonight on Disney)

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Thu Oct 25 11:27:59 PDT 2001


Aaron Sherman writes:

> On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 08:48:11PM -0700, Steve Beattie wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 06:41:57PM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 06:29:30PM -0700, Steve Beattie wrote:
> > > > Don't trust programmers? 
> > > > Complete StackGuard distro at
> > > > immunix.org
> > > 
> > > If I don't trust programmers, StackGuard won't really make me feel
> > > better.
> > 
> > Heh, I've had that in my .signature for more than a year (just based
> > on previous linux-elitists posts) and I wondered how long it would take
> > someone to notice the contradiction in that.  Admittedly, it's hard for
> > the creatively-challenged such as myself to create a pithy statement
> > in haiku format that expresses the idea that immunix is about providing
> > security in the face of buggy software.
> > 
> > Patches gladly considered! :-)
> 
> Hmm...
> 
> Software isn't safe
> StackGuard protection will help
> immunix.org
> 
> StackGuard is on guard
> immunix.org is where
> You get the distro

Buffer overflow
bugs scare me: get StackGuard from
immunix.org

Even if your code
doesn't bounds-check properly
StackGuard can save you.

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