Rawhide -- Cannot run amaroK (Bug #178262 -- libGL.so.1: cannot enable executable stack as shared object requires)
Arjan van de Ven
arjan at fenrus.demon.nl
Fri Feb 17 09:45:26 UTC 2006
> It looks like you'll be running into this SELinux issue when
> you do release these other libraries. Is this issue one that can be
> resolved through coding changes for libraries?
yes. In fact, I'd call it a hard bug if this triggers. That's a tiny bit
overstated, since there are a few valid cases, but those are rare and
far between. 99.9% of the times it's just a silly thing that needs
> Is this an education
> issue for OSS developers?
I think so. Or just maintainers who don't care about security at all.
It's not "just" an SELinux issue. The issue is bigger: anything using
such libraries runs with the various buffer overflow etc protections
disabled. SELinux is just the messenger in no longer allowing such
insecure thing to happen silently.
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