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SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] [RFC] Simple tamper-proof device filesystem.

--- Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Dec 2007 15:29:07 GMT, Pavel Machek said:
> >
> > > Why not use SELinux?
> > >
> > > Because SELinux doesn't guarantee filename and its attribute.
> > > The purpose of this filesystem is to ensure filename and its attribute
> > > (e.g. /dev/null is guaranteed to be a character device file
> > > with major=1 and minor=3).
> >
> > Why not improve selinux to be able to assign label of new file based
> > on directory label and name?
>
> The problem isn't the label, it's the *other* attributes...
>
> What happens if /dev/null has the correct SELinux label, but the major/minor
> is 1,27 rather than 1,3?

Isn't this the kind of thing that Bastille is good for?


Casey Schaufler
casey@schaufler-ca.com


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