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Should ASLR be Disabled in Oracle Linux 7 Systems? (Doc ID 2755770.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It is observed that in a specific Oracle Linux OCI instance, the parameter kernel.randomize_va_space was set to 0, disabling ASLR, which is not the default or recommended value.
This document explains that ASLR should be enabled.


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