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IBM developerWorks: Uncovering the secrets of SE Linux: Part 2

Mar 25, 2001, 12:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Loeb)

[ Thanks to Kellie for this link. ]

"Let's take a look at some of the C code in the SE Linux distribution to check out the details of the security enhancements' implementation."

"Let's start with headers. Some of the basic Flask types and constants are in the header file found by the distribution directory include/linux/flask/flask types.h., and are excerpted in the following...."

"Security-enhanced Linux has a bright future ahead because it looks poised to fulfill the need for a secured OS. It will take lots of work to get it in a form that is actually usable, but the open source community might take care of that."

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