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Walsh: Introducing the SELinux Sandbox

May 27, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])

""The discussions brought up an old Bug report of [mine] about writing policy for the 'little things'. SELinux does a great job of confining System Services, but what about applications executed by users. The bug report talked about confining grep, awk, ls ... The idea was couldn't we stop the grep or the mv command from suddenly opening up a network connection and copying off my /etc/shadow file to parts unknown." Paris also posted an introduction to the sandbox on linux-kernel."

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