[CentOS] ExecShield in C6 or C7 kernels?

Tue Sep 29 15:49:21 UTC 2015
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 7:37 AM, Fred Smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out if the stock kernels for Centos-6 and/or Centos-7
> have ExecShield compiled in, and if so, if it is turned on by default.

According to what I've read, Exec Shield is enabled in CentOS-6 and -7
by default. In CentOS-6, you can see it by:

sysctl -a | grep -i shield

The sysctl command also allows you to disable it. But in CentOS-7 you
cannot change it any more.