Over at LinuxWorld, Don Marti takes a look at SELinux mitigating real security threats
. "But the announcements of several recent security holes tell a new story: SELinux, if turned on, can prevent an attacker from using an exploit to its full destructive potential. For example, one vulnerability in the Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing Project's software would have allowed an attacker to run arbitrary commands as root.
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