Stack Clash Vulnerability Exploits Linux Stack Guard


There is a new vulnerability in Linux systems. There has been no news of nay major production level attack using this vulnerability. However, security experts are recommending everyone to patch their production systems.

##What is Stack Clash Vulnerability

It is a vulnerablity in Linux using which the attackers could exploit to corrupt system memory which is related to a memory region call stack.
###What is Stack Guard

StackGuard is a compiler extension that enhances the executable code produced by the compiler so that it detects and thwarts buffer-overflow attacks against the stack. The effect is transparent to the normal function of programs.

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