Re: [AppArmor 39/45] AppArmor: Profile loading and manipulation,pathname matching

From: Karl MacMillan
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 17:29:11 EST

On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 14:14 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 01:43:31PM -0700, Casey Schaufler wrote:
> >
> > Yup, I see that once you accept the notion that it is OK for a
> > file to be misslabeled for a bit and that having a fixxerupperd
> > is sufficient it all falls out.
> >
> > My point is that there is a segment of the security community
> > that had not found this acceptable, even under the conditions
> > outlined. If it meets your needs, I say run with it.
> If that segment feels that way, then I imagine AA would not meet their
> requirements today due to file handles and other ways of passing around
> open files, right?
> So, would SELinux today (without this AA-like daemon) fit the
> requirements of this segment?

Yes - RHEL 5 is going through CC evaluations for LSPP, CAPP, and RBAC
using the features of SELinux where appropriate.


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