Red Hat upgrades security

Tuesday, 7 September 2004, 9:06 PM EST

Red Hat released an update to its enterprise product with security upgrades, support for IBM Power5 servers, new driver support and bug fixes.

The security upgrades in Enterprise Linux 3 Update 3 include Exec-shield and Position Independent Executable (PIE) features to protect against stack, buffer or function pointer overflows and other exploits that involve overwriting data structures in memory. No-execute (NX) support will now be available for Intel x86, Intel EM64T and Advanced Micro Devices AMD64 processors.

By Dinesh C. Sharma at ZDNet.

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