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From: "Joshua Saddler (nightmorph)" <nightmorph@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened: pax-utils.xml
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 03:01:13 +0000 (UTC)
nightmorph    10/08/30 03:01:13

  Modified:             pax-utils.xml
  Log:
  update ELF specification link, bug 334025. also fix miscellaneous GuideXML stuff and hardened-sources references.

Revision  Changes    Path
1.9                  xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml?rev=1.9&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml?rev=1.9&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml?r1=1.8&r2=1.9

Index: pax-utils.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.8
retrieving revision 1.9
diff -u -r1.8 -r1.9
--- pax-utils.xml	13 Dec 2006 00:31:28 -0000	1.8
+++ pax-utils.xml	30 Aug 2010 03:01:13 -0000	1.9
@@ -1,29 +1,31 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml,v 1.8 2006/12/13 00:31:28 solar Exp $ -->
-
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml,v 1.9 2010/08/30 03:01:13 nightmorph Exp $ -->
 
-<guide link="/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml">
+<guide>
 <title>Gentoo PaX Utilities</title>
 
 <author title="Author">
-  <mail link="swift@g.o">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
+  <mail link="swift"/>
+</author>
+<author title="Editor">
+  <mail link="solar"/>
 </author>
 <author title="Editor">
-  <mail link="solar@g.o">Ned Ludd</mail>
+  <mail link="nightmorph"/>
 </author>
 
 <abstract>
-
+This guide provides instruction on securing your system by using the pax-utils
+package to find and identify problematic binaries.
 </abstract>
 
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>0.1</version>
-<date>2005-01-01</date>
+<version>2</version>
+<date>2010-08-29</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>What is this guide about?</title>
@@ -74,8 +76,8 @@
 <p>
 The structure of such a binary is defined in the ELF standard. ELF stands for
 <e>Executable and Linkable Format</e>. If you are really interested in the gory
-details, check out the 
-<uri link="http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/book/ELF-generic/ELF-generic.html">
+details, check out the <uri
+link="http://refspecs.linux-foundation.org/LSB_4.0.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/elf-generic.html">
 Generic ELF spec</uri> or the <c>elf(5)</c> man page.
 </p>
 
@@ -406,7 +408,6 @@
   <ti>k</ti>
   <ti>Section</ti>
 </tr>
-
 <tr>
   <ti>a</ti>
   <ti>ARCH/e_machine</ti>
@@ -471,11 +472,10 @@
 
 </body>
 </section>
-
-
 <section>
 <title>Using scanelf for Specific Header</title>
 <body>
+
 <p>
 The scanelf util can be used to quickly identify files that contain a 
 given section header using the -k .section option.
@@ -487,13 +487,13 @@
 stripped. A stripped elf will lack a .symtab entry, so we use the '!' 
 to invert the matching logic.
 </p>
+
 <pre caption="Scanning for stripped or non stripped executables">
 # <i>scanelf -k '!.symtab' /usr/lib/debug -Rq -F%F#k</i>
 </pre>
 
 </body>
 </section>
-
 <section>
 <title>Using scanelf for Specific Segment Markings</title>
 <body>
@@ -565,8 +565,8 @@
 To be able to benefit from these defense mechanisms, you need to run a Linux
 kernel patched with the latest PaX code. The <uri
 link="http://hardened.gentoo.org">Hardened Gentoo</uri> project supports PaX and
-its parent project, grsecurity. Supported kernel packages are
-<c>sys-kernel/hardened-sources-2.(4|6)</c>.
+its parent project, grsecurity. The supported kernel package is
+<c>sys-kernel/hardened-sources</c>.
 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -582,7 +582,7 @@
 <body>
 
 <p>
-If your tool chain supports it, your binaries can have additional PaX flags in
+If your toolchain supports it, your binaries can have additional PaX flags in
 their Program Header. The following flags are supported:
 </p>
 
@@ -753,5 +753,4 @@
 </body>
 </section>
 </chapter>
-
 </guide>





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