Address space clobbers during fork() (was Re: Extending /proc/*/maps)

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Apr 21 19:15:00 GMT 2011

On Apr 21 17:40, Chris January wrote:
> >Second, I don't know who maps locale.nls, but it happens *very* early
> >in the life of the process, long before gdb can talk to it. Using
> From what I can gather from
> and Reactos source code I believe it's mapped by MmCreatePeb, called
> from PspCreateProcess, called from NtCreateProcess{Ex}. It doesn't
> look like mapping it in advance would help (if that was even
> possible), but it may be possible (but risky) to map it somewhere
> else, update the pointers in the PEB, and then unmap the original.

I scanned the above PDF, but I can't gather where the pointer to
locale.nls is stored in the PEB from that description.


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