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CONFIG_STRICT_KERNEL_RWX: Make kernel text and rodata read-only

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_STRICT_KERNEL_RWX:

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If this is set, kernel text and rodata memory will be made read-only, and non-text memory will be made non-executable. This provides protection against certain security exploits (e.g. executing the heap or modifying text)

These features are considered standard security practice these days. You should say Y here in almost all cases.



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