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From: Wolfram Schlich <lists@...>
Subject: Re: mount noexec and ro
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2006 13:03:28 +0100
* Joe Knall <joe.knall@...> [2006-11-04 11:52]:
> Hello,
> 
> can/does mounting a partition with noexec, ro etc. provide additional 
> security or are those limitations easy to circumvent?

It only helps against scriptkiddie-attacks.
'/lib/ld-linux.so.2 /tmp/somedynamicallylinkedbinary' still works.
See http://www.seifried.org/lasg/installation/, section
"Filesystem layout and structuring".
-- 
Wolfram Schlich
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