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Talking Smack for Tizen security
Posted Jun 6, 2013 21:57 UTC (Thu) by Method (guest, #26150)
"Very true. However, much of the previous complexity now exists in the userspace components."
The main difference with SELinux on Android is that Zygote has to set a label for new apps that it runs, because it does not fork/execve() as an optimization. Interestingly enough SMACK has _always required a helper app to set a new label on a new processes_, moving much of the complexity into userspace components.
Still not seeing why this is better than the alternative. Can you please explain?
Posted Jun 6, 2013 22:03 UTC (Thu) by ware (subscriber, #83607)
Posted Jun 6, 2013 22:27 UTC (Thu) by Method (guest, #26150)
Tizen *could* use SELinux, and would likely be able to have a comparable policy to SELinux on Android.
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