Author breun
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Date 2011-04-24.00:00:35
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I got this error message in /var/log/messages when trying to start iotop:

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Apr 13 08:49:37 hostname kernel: grsec: From xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx: denied RWX mprotect of /lib64/ld-2.5.so by /usr/bin/iotop[iotop:9836] uid/euid:0/0 gid/egid:0/0, parent /bin/bash[bash:9351] uid/euid:0/0 gid/egid:0/0
Apr 13 08:49:37 hostname kernel: iotop[9836]: segfault at 6248c405dda0 ip 00006248c3e489ec sp 00007fffa52e8410 error 7 in ld-2.5.so[6248c3e42000+1c000]
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/usr/bin/iotop is a Python script and according to that log message grsecurity detected a call to mprotect().
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