Owl security features
Strong password cryptography
What does this have to do with the kernel?
Network address based access control
Address Space Layout Randomisation (ASLR)
Mmap min address protection
Source code review
Configuration and administration facilities
GCC and glibc features
Position Independent Executable (PIE)
Relro and bind now
Owl packages built with these GCC features
|Packages ||Fortify ||Stack protector ||PIE ||Relro ||Full relro
|Pkg1 || || || || ||
Use the checksec.sh shell script to check the mitigation techniques that are built on binaries. This script can also check some Linux kernel protection mechanisms.