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SubjectRe: Some Concrete AppArmor Questions - was Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/11] security: AppArmor - Overview
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On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 06:15 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Thursday 27 April 2006 01:06, Ken Brush wrote:
>
> > > 2/ What advantages does AppArmor provide over techniques involving
> > > virtualisation or gaol mechanisms? Are these advantages worth
> > > while?
>
> I would guess the advantage is easier administration. e.g. I always
> found it a PITA to synchronize files like /etc/resolv.conf and similar
> files into chroots.

there's another option than just chroots; construct a namespace with
just the allowed files bind-mounted in. That is 100% scriptable and also
doesn't have the "stale files" problem

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