Tips for Taming SELinux

    Date27 Nov 2007
    CategorySELinux
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Wanted to learn a few more tips on SELinux and get a feel for what it does? Carla Schroeder chimes in again regarding SELinux as a whole and its policies:

    An SELinux policy has no concept of an all-powerful superuser, but only what is allowed and what is not allowed. It takes away the destructive potential of root. A successful intrusion will be confined to the process that it compromises, and will not be able to escalate beyond it. Sounds a bit like a chroot jail, doesn't it?
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