[Snort-devel] RELRO security in Snort-2.9.x

Bill Parker wp02855 at ...2499...
Tue Mar 15 16:22:04 EDT 2016

Hi All,

   Does anyone have a take on this:

RELRO (read-only relocation). The options relro & now specified together
are known as "Full RELRO". You can specify "Partial RELRO" by omitting the
now flag. RELRO marks various ELF memory sections read­only (E.g. the GOT

This is an option to gcc, when I run a checksec.sh script against the snort
binary, it comes back with Partial RELRO, rather than FULL.

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