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National Security Agency: Third Public Release SELinux

Oct 17, 2001, 22:25 (2 Talkback[s])
16 October 2001

The third public release of the LSM-based SELinux prototype was made. This release contains several bug fixes and improvements to both LSM and SELinux and is based on the lsm-2001_10_11 patch against kernel 2.4.12. See selinux/ChangeLog for a detailed summary of the changes. A few highlights are listed below:

  • Added support for stacking the capabilities security module.
  • Added domain for ssh client program.
  • Added contributed named and gdm domains.
  • Added more permissions to the example policy.
  • Changed extended IPC calls to work when built as a separate module.
  • Added run_init utility and domain for running init scripts in the correct context.
  • Updated to 2.4.12 (with parport fix).

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