Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/11] security: AppArmor - Overview
From: James Carter
Date: Tue Apr 25 2006 - 10:49:40 EST
On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 14:43 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 April 2006 14:42, James Carter wrote:
> > I talk to one of the unconfined people at the table and ask them to
> > rename the "knife" to "spoon". Now I am free to do what I wish.
> That assumes that your jail allows talking to other people.
> > You don't care about the name "knife", you care about the object it
> > represents.
> In the apparmor model you only care about what the application is allowed
> to do. If it does anything extraordinary like trying to talk to people it
> shouldn't talk to it gets a veto.
IIUC Apparmor does not confine IPC, so it can't stop an application from
talking to one it shouldn't.
James Carter <jwcart2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
National Security Agency
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