Re: Detecting the availability of VSYSCALL

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On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 05:15:27PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Should we try mapping something at the magic address (without MAP_FIXED)
> and see if we get back a different address?  Something in the auxiliary
> vector would work for us, too, but nothing seems to exists there
> unfortunately.

It seems like mmap() won't even work because it's in the high memory
area. I can't map something a page under the vsyscall page either, so I
can't distinguish it with mmap, mprotect, madvise, or msync. :(

Kees Cook

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