* Kees Cook <kees(a)ubuntu.com> wrote:
On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 10:54:51AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> I suspect another factor may be that paxtest can give inconsistent output when
> doing the ASLR test.
Actually, in looking at paxtest, it's reporting correctly. I'm not sure what
patches are in the Fedora kernel, but it seems like while Ubuntu's entropy with
ascii-armor aslr is bad, Fedora's is even worse.
There used to be some anti-Fedora PR in paxtest circles (which we can ignore), but
where the tool reported numbers i always found it to be accurate (which we shouldn't