The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack.
Name: Qualys Inc
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462833]
This issue was part of the stack guard fixes that was fixed along side the CVE-2017-1000364 flaw. This issue has previously affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5,6,7 and MRG-2. This issue is currently fixed in most versions of shipping products.