[CentOS] Saw this and thought warmly of everyone on the list

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Sep 19 00:56:38 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 22:48 +0100, Peter Farrow wrote:
> oops forgot the link, if I was using SELinux I could have blaming it for 
> removing it....
> 
> http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/info/faq.cfm#I2
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Peter Farrow wrote:
> > see points for 12 and 13 to substantiate my previous post....
> >
> > so its not secure and its not trusted and its not going to be B1 and 
> > C2 evaluated and point 16 is a killer,
> >
> > point 17 is icing on the cake, (I think SElinux is about 6 feet under 
> > by now)
> >
> > so bring on the flames, your gonna have to do really well to justify 
> > it now.... (lol)
> >
> > And all these points are from the authors of SELinux, so save yourself 
> > the trouble and disable it...
> >
> > :-P
> >

hmmm

SELinux is in CentOS-4 and the upcoming CentOS-5 ... Novell has AppArmor
(a similar technology).

SELinux is different ... but it is certainly more secure than not
running it.
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