PacktLib: SELinux System Administration

SELinux System Administration

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Fundamental SELinux Concepts

Providing more security to Linux

Everything gets a label

Policies – the ultimate dictators

Summary

Understanding SELinux Decisions and Logging

Disabling SELinux

SELinux on, SELinux off

SELinux logging and auditing

Summary

Managing User Logins

So, who am I?

SELinux users and roles

Jumping from one role to another

Getting in the right context

Summary

Process Domains and File-level Access Controls

Reading and changing file contexts

The context of a process

Dealing with types, permissions, and constraints

Summary

Controlling Network Communications

TCP and UDP support

Integrating with Linux netfilter

Introducing labeled networking

Summary

Working with SELinux Policies

Manipulating SELinux policies

Enhancing SELinux policies

Creating our own modules

Creating roles and user domains

Creating new application domains

Other uses of policy enhancements

Summary

Index