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From: Jeremy Evans <code@jeremyevans.net>
To: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
Cc: unicorn-public@bogomips.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add worker_exec configuration option
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2017 20:52:10 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170309045210.GB35527@jeremyevans.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170308200256.GA21719@whir>

On 03/08 08:02, Eric Wong wrote:
> Jeremy Evans <code@jeremyevans.net> wrote:
> > The worker_exec configuration option makes all worker processes
> > exec after forking.  This initializes the worker processes with
> > separate memory layouts, defeating address space discovery
> > attacks on operating systems supporting address space layout
> > randomization, such as Linux, MacOS X, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and
> > Solaris.
> > 
> > Support for execing workers is very similar to support for reexecing
> > the master process.  The main difference is the worker's to_i and
> > master pipes also need to be inherited after worker exec just as the
> > listening sockets need to be inherited after reexec.
> Thanks, this seems like an acceptable feature.



Thanks for your detailed review.  I will work on an updated patch and
try to send it tomorrow or Friday.


  reply	other threads:[~2017-03-09  4:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-08 18:44 [PATCH] Add worker_exec configuration option Jeremy Evans
2017-03-08 20:02 ` Eric Wong
2017-03-09  4:52   ` Jeremy Evans [this message]
2017-03-09 13:57     ` Eric Wong
2017-03-09 19:41   ` [PATCH] Add worker_exec configuration option V2 Jeremy Evans
2017-03-10 21:19     ` Eric Wong
2017-03-11  5:26       ` Jeremy Evans
2017-03-11  7:18         ` Eric Wong
2017-03-13 15:32           ` Jeremy Evans
2017-03-13 19:18             ` Eric Wong

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