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
- 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
- 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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