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Security-enhanced Linux is a patch of the Linux kernel and a number of utilities with enhanced security functionality designed to add mandatory access controls to Linux. The Security-enhanced Linux kernel contains new architectural components originally developed to improve the security of the Flask operating system. These architectural components provide general support for the enforcement of many kinds of mandatory access control policies, including those based on the concepts of Type Enforcement, Role-based Access Control, and Multi-level Security.
libsemanage (2.0.25-3) unstable; urgency=high * [bab6644]: Also check for the uppoer bound on user ids in login.defs Some non-Debian packages (like qmail, shudder) create users not below MIN_UID, but above MAX_UID, in /etc/login.defs (non-system users are supposed to have uids between MIN_UID and MAX_UID. genhomedircon.c:gethomedirs() checks pwent.pw_uid against MIN_UID more»
2.0.25 2008-04-21 * Do not call genhomedircon if the policy was not rebuilt from Stephen Smalley. Fixes semanage boolean -D seg fault (bug 441379). 2.0.24 2008-02-26 * make swigify 2.0.23 2008-02-04 * Use vfork rather than fork for libsemanage helpers to reduce memory overhead as suggested by Todd Miller. 2.0.22 2008-02-04 * Free policydb before fork from Joshua Brindle. 2.0.21 2008-02- more»
This is the Debian packe for libsemanage, and it is built from sources obtained from: http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/code/download5.cfm. libsemanage is Copyright © 2004-2005 Tresys Technology, LLC Copyright © 2005 Red Hat, Inc. This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by more»