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SELinux is another technique that can protect against attacks that run as root.
System calls and rootkits
Posted Sep 14, 2008 16:35 UTC (Sun) by spender (subscriber, #23067)
Sorry, but once you compromise the kernel, SELinux is useless.
Posted Sep 22, 2008 11:40 UTC (Mon) by robbe (guest, #16131)
> Sorry, but once you compromise the kernel, SELinux is useless.
Nobody will argue that. Not that your parent post talks about "running as
root", not "in the kernel".
Posted Sep 22, 2008 20:49 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(I saw one product for Solaris many years ago whose salesman claimed that
it protected the box from denials of service under 'all conditions',
specifically including conditions requiring physical access. I disproved
this bizarreclaim in the obvious way: pulling the plug.)
Posted Jul 22, 2010 0:25 UTC (Thu) by petermag (guest, #7550)
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