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@@ -2307,7 +2307,7 @@ choice
it can be used to assist security vulnerability exploitation.
This setting can be changed at boot time via the kernel command
- line parameter vsyscall=[native|emulate|none].
+ line parameter vsyscall=[emulate|none].
On a system with recent enough glibc (2.14 or newer) and no
static binaries, you can say None without a performance penalty
@@ -2315,15 +2315,6 @@ choice
If unsure, select "Emulate".
- config LEGACY_VSYSCALL_NATIVE
- bool "Native"
- help
- Actual executable code is located in the fixed vsyscall
- address mapping, implementing time() efficiently. Since
- this makes the mapping executable, it can be used during
- security vulnerability exploitation (traditionally as
- ROP gadgets). This configuration is not recommended.
-
config LEGACY_VSYSCALL_EMULATE
bool "Emulate"
help