Bug#609975: iceweasel: Please enable hardening options

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Mon Jan 17 08:05:31 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 03:43:13PM +0100, bertagaz wrote:
> Package: iceweasel
> Version: 3.5.16-4
> Severity: wishlist
> User: debian-security at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: hardening
> Hi,
> Iceweasel being a really sensitive application in the debian system,
> having its package compiled with the hardening options seems really like a
> good idea.
> I did build a version with the hardening-wrapper that I'm using now since
> quite some time, and it seems to work smoothly. So I guess this compile
> time options could be included in the debian package.
> To enable this feature, you only have to add the hardening-wrapper package
> to the build-dep and export DEB_BUILD_HARDENING=1 in debian/rules. See
> http://wiki.debian.org/Hardening for more informations on this topic.

I'm really not a big fan of -Wl,-z,relro and -Wl,-z,now


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