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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] VM/SELinux: require CAP_SYS_RAWIO for all mmap_zero operations
On Tue 2009-07-21 16:38:13, Alan Cox wrote:
> > turns it off for the whole system when you install WINE. This patch
> > doesn't change that fact. All it does is add that requirement to
> > SELinux systems that already exists on non-selinux systems.
>
> Prior to this an SELinux system could implement sensible security. The
> fact Fedora didn't was paranoia and fear over a bad experience made what
> five years ago ?

OTOH enabling selinux previously only taken your rights away... which
is not the case with min_mmap_addr. Making it consistent seems useful.
Pavel

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