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Execution profile for web server

It would be great if there was a way to automatically and reliably distinguish between malicious and benign behavior. This would immediately solve a large number of problems in IT security. ...
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Why isn't LD_PRELOAD disabled by default in Linux?

There is no such thing that "default in Linux". This "malware" is sharedlib, which - injected into a process running as root - can distribute itself into all processes of the ...
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Why isn't LD_PRELOAD disabled by default in Linux?

You can't. In the Unix security model, there is no security boundary between a process and its parent process (assuming both run under the same userid). Even if you removed LD_PRELOAD, there would ...
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