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[PATCH 0/2] Enable Data Execution Protection and Address Space Layout Randomization on Windows




These two techniques make it harder to come up with exploits, by reducing
what is commonly called the "attack surface" in security circles: by making
the addresses less predictable, and by making it harder to inject data that
is then (mis-)interpreted as code, this hardens Git's executables on
Windows.

These patches have been carried in Git for Windows for over 3 years, and
should therefore be considered battle-tested.

İsmail Dönmez (2):
  mingw: do not let ld strip relocations
  mingw: enable DEP and ASLR

 config.mak.uname | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)


base-commit: 39ffebd23b1ef6830bf86043ef0b5c069d9299a9
Published-As: https://github.com/gitgitgadget/git/releases/tag/pr-134%2Fdscho%2Faslr-v1
Fetch-It-Via: git fetch https://github.com/gitgitgadget/git pr-134/dscho/aslr-v1
Pull-Request: https://github.com/gitgitgadget/git/pull/134
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