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* [http://www.schaufler-ca.com/ SMACK], the Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel for Linux.
 
* [http://www.schaufler-ca.com/ SMACK], the Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel for Linux.
  
* [http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/ TOMOYO].
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* [http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/ TOMOYO], another pathname-based access control system ([http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/wiki-e/?TomoyoLive LiveCD] available).
  
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* [http://grsecurity.net/features.php grsecurity], extensive security enhancement patch for the Linux kernel (RBAC, chroot hardening, auditing, stack/heap protection randomization and more...).
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* [http://www.rsbac.org/why RSBAC]: Rule Set Based Access Control, Linux kernel patch implementing a security framework.
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* [http://schreuders.org/FBAC-LSM FBAC-LSM]: aims to provide easy to configure (functionality-based) application restrictions.
  
 
=== Integrity ===
 
=== Integrity ===
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* [http://lwn.net/Articles/309441/ System integrity in Linux].
 
* [http://lwn.net/Articles/309441/ System integrity in Linux].
 
  
 
=== Privileges ===
 
=== Privileges ===
  
 
* [http://www.friedhoff.org/posixfilecaps.html POSIX File Capabilities]
 
* [http://www.friedhoff.org/posixfilecaps.html POSIX File Capabilities]
 
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** [http://lwn.net/Articles/313047/ Filesystem capabilities in Fedora 10] LWN article.
  
 
=== Networking ===
 
=== Networking ===
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* Labeled Networking, including NetLabel, CIPSO, Labeled IPsec and SECMARK, see [http://paulmoore.livejournal.com/ Paul Moore's blog].
 
* Labeled Networking, including NetLabel, CIPSO, Labeled IPsec and SECMARK, see [http://paulmoore.livejournal.com/ Paul Moore's blog].
  
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* [http://www.nufw.org/ NuFW] authenticating firewall based on netfilter
  
 
=== Storage ===
 
=== Storage ===
  
 
* [http://selinuxproject.org/page/Labeled_NFS Labeled NFS], a project to add MAC labeling support to the NFSv4 protocol.
 
* [http://selinuxproject.org/page/Labeled_NFS Labeled NFS], a project to add MAC labeling support to the NFSv4 protocol.
 
  
 
=== Anti-Malware ===
 
=== Anti-Malware ===
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* [http://lwn.net/Articles/295568/ TALPA]
 
* [http://lwn.net/Articles/295568/ TALPA]
  
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* [http://dazuko.dnsalias.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page DazukoFS]
  
=== Crypto ===
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=== Cryptography ===
  
 
The cryptographic subsystem is maintained separately by Herbert Xu, refer to the [http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-crypto mailing list].
 
The cryptographic subsystem is maintained separately by Herbert Xu, refer to the [http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-crypto mailing list].

Latest revision as of 03:58, 13 August 2010

Contents

[edit] Kernel Security Projects

[edit] Access Control

  • AppArmor, a pathname-based access control system.
  • SMACK, the Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel for Linux.
  • TOMOYO, another pathname-based access control system (LiveCD available).
  • grsecurity, extensive security enhancement patch for the Linux kernel (RBAC, chroot hardening, auditing, stack/heap protection randomization and more...).
  • RSBAC: Rule Set Based Access Control, Linux kernel patch implementing a security framework.
  • FBAC-LSM: aims to provide easy to configure (functionality-based) application restrictions.

[edit] Integrity

This is a rapidly developing area, see the following LWN article for an overview:

[edit] Privileges

[edit] Networking

There are several separately maintained projects relating to network security, including:

  • Labeled Networking, including NetLabel, CIPSO, Labeled IPsec and SECMARK, see Paul Moore's blog.
  • NuFW authenticating firewall based on netfilter

[edit] Storage

  • Labeled NFS, a project to add MAC labeling support to the NFSv4 protocol.

[edit] Anti-Malware

There are several related works-in-progress in this area:

[edit] Cryptography

The cryptographic subsystem is maintained separately by Herbert Xu, refer to the mailing list.

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