Gentoo Archives: gentoo-commits

From: "Joshua Saddler (nightmorph)" <nightmorph@g.o>
To: gentoo-commits@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-commits] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened: pax-utils.xml
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 03:01:21
nightmorph    10/08/30 03:01:13

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

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1.9                  xml/htdocs/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml

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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">
 <title>Gentoo PaX Utilities</title>
 <author title="Author">
-  <mail link="swift@g.o">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
+  <mail link="swift"/>
+<author title="Editor">
+  <mail link="solar"/>
 <author title="Editor">
-  <mail link="solar@g.o">Ned Ludd</mail>
+  <mail link="nightmorph"/>
+This guide provides instruction on securing your system by using the pax-utils
+package to find and identify problematic binaries.
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See -->
 <title>What is this guide about?</title>
@@ -74,8 +76,8 @@
 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="">
+details, check out the <uri
 Generic ELF spec</uri> or the <c>elf(5)</c> man page.
@@ -406,7 +408,6 @@
@@ -471,11 +472,10 @@
 <title>Using scanelf for Specific Header</title>
 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.
 <pre caption="Scanning for stripped or non stripped executables">
 # <i>scanelf -k '!.symtab' /usr/lib/debug -Rq -F%F#k</i>
 <title>Using scanelf for Specific Segment Markings</title>
@@ -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="">Hardened Gentoo</uri> project supports PaX and
-its parent project, grsecurity. Supported kernel packages are
+its parent project, grsecurity. The supported kernel package is
@@ -582,7 +582,7 @@
-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:
@@ -753,5 +753,4 @@