code signing/secure boot sequence (Re: [OLPC-devel] Re:
wireless/libertas: miscellaneous fixes)
jmorris at redhat.com
Tue Jul 11 10:31:26 EDT 2006
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> My one and only concern with this is the virus problem. It's a real
> concern, too. We need some sharp thinking on it.
SELinux can help to significantly contain exploitable flaws in userland
software, which, in conjunction with measures like exec-shield, can really
help a lot here.
How configurable will the OLPC systems be from a user perspective? One of
the problems we've had with SELinux so far is that people do all kinds of
interesting things we weren't expecting with, say, fs layout.
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