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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgr...@pccc.com>
Subject Re: AppArmor - makes mod_perl/mod_php safer on linux
Date Sun, 09 Apr 2006 09:02:57 GMT
I'm under the impression that this is the same as SELinux
(http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/info/faq.cfm)

Regards,
KAM



>I was just at cansecwest (http://cansecwest.com/) here in Vancouver, and 
>went to a talk by Crispin Cowan from Novell. He presented AppArmor which 
>confines the application into a restricted mode (which files it can access 
>and what it can and cannot do). Unlike jail/chroot AppArmor allows you to 
>provide different profiles per script, so it might be very useful to ISPs 
>which need to protect one user from another. It works as a linux security 
>module (LSM) so there is very little overhead and no need to patch your 
>kernel.


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