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How to manage the following security settings: ADIHEAP , ADISTACK , ASLR , NXHEAP , NXSTACK , SSBD (Doc ID 2996748.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


sxadm is used to manage security settings,  which include these:

ADIHEAP - ADI based protections for heap allocators ,
ADISTACK - ADI based protections for stacks ,
ASLR - Address Space Layout Randomization ,
NXHEAP - Non-Executable Heap ,
NXSTACK - Non-Executable Stack ,
SSBD - Speculative Store Bypass Disable

as well as other settings. What makes these settings special is that can be controlled all the way down to the individual executables.

This document will explain how to control this settings for individual files.



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