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    SubjectRe: [AppArmor 01/41] Pass struct vfsmount to the inode_create LSM hook
    2007/5/27, James Morris <>:
    > On Sat, 26 May 2007, Kyle Moffett wrote:
    > > AppArmor). On the other hand, if you actually want to protect the _data_,
    > > then tagging the _name_ is flawed; tag the *DATA* instead.
    > Bingo.
    > (This is how traditional Unix DAC has always functioned, and is what
    > SELinux does: object labeling).

    Object labeling (or labeled security) looks simple and straight forward way,
    but it's not.

    (1) Object labeling has a assumption that labels are always properly
    defined and maintained. This can not be easily achieved.
    (2) Also, assigning a label is something like inventing and assigning
    a *new* name (label name) to objects which can cause flaws.

    I'm not saying labeled security or SELinux is wrong. I just wanted to
    remind that the important part is the "process" not the "result". :-)

    Toshiharu Harada
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