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    SubjectRe: Linux Security *Module* Framework (Was: LSM conversion to static interface)
    (finally starting to make headway through this thread over a month late)

    Quoting Alan Cox (
    > > To reject an LSM for providing "bad" security, IMHO you should have to
    > > show how it is possible to subvert the self-stated goals of that LSM.
    > > Complaints that the LSM fails to meet some goal outside of its stated
    > > purpose is irrelevant. Conjecture that it probably can be violated
    > > because of $contrivance is just so much FUD.
    > That seems to be an appropriate test.
    > > Exception: it is valid to say that the self-stated goal is too narrow to
    > > be useful. But IMHO that bar of "too narrow" should be very, very low.
    > > Defenses against specific modes of attack would be a fine thing to build
    > > up in the library of LSMs, especially if we got a decent stacking module
    > > so that they could be composed.
    > Once you have stacking then it actually at times will make sense to have
    > security modules that do one very precise thing and do it well.

    Hey - I thought it was the other way around? :)

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