Rawhide -- Cannot run amaroK (Bug #178262 -- libGL.so.1: cannot enable executable stack as shared object requires)
miles.lane at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 12:11:42 UTC 2006
On 2/17/06, Arjan van de Ven <arjan at fenrus.demon.nl> wrote:
> > 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?
Here are two Livna libraries that trigger the problem:
/usr/lib/xmms/Input/libmpg123.so: cannot enable executable stack as
shared object requires: Permission denied
/usr/lib/xmms/Visualization/libbscope.so: cannot enable executable
stack as shared object requires: Permission denied
> 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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