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The return of authoritative hooks

The return of authoritative hooks

Posted Mar 20, 2008 14:00 UTC (Thu) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Parent article: The return of authoritative hooks

>An LSM hook can deny an action, but it can never empower a process to do something it would
not have been allowed to do in the absence of the security module.

The MultiAdm LSM [ http://lwn.net/Articles/255650/ ] can give regular users extra
capabilities, empowering them to do something they would not have been allowed otherwise.


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