ASLR and other hardening methods

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at
Sat Jan 18 01:19:11 PST 2014

Theo's talk at ruBSD in December reminded me to compare the various
Unixes, Linux and Windows in terms of exploit mitigation features.

It was a big surprise to me that DragonflyBSD misses out.

See for yourself at
The impression is that Windows and OpenBSD and Linux+PaX implement
the most complete feature set.

There's an effort to get ASLR into FreeBSD 11, so what's the plan
for DragonflyBSD. For a forward-thinking and otherwise progressive
BSD it'd be a shame to miss out on exploit mitigation.

What's the plan?

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