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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 0/3] security: Yama LSM
    On Wed, 26 Oct 2011, Kees Cook wrote:

    > As discussed at the Linux Security Summit, I'm resubmitting this
    > code. As an LSM, it has coherent policy around expanding specific DAC
    > behaviors. There is no need for it to be a full-blown MAC, since it is
    > not intended to be one, but rather to be a simplified expansion to DAC,
    > with system-wide knobs. See the specific patches for details...

    In principle, Yama can be merged, however there are features with
    unresolved upstream naks:

    - Handling symlinks in sticky directories
    - The ptrace tracker

    These still need to be resolved.

    James Morris

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