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Re: selinux prelink avc's (broken paths in policy?)



On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 18:04 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> I think the best policy, for the avoidance of confusion for people 
> writing policy modules or calling semanage in rpm post-install scripts, 
> is to encourage them to use strings that will sort as "more specific", 
> i.e. avoid metacharacters if possible, and if not, use as long a stem as 
> possible. This probably means having two separate entries for things 
> that will go under /lib or /lib64, rather than the current idiom of 
> /lib(64)?, which has a metacharacter very early in the string.

Yes, this would be desirable even in the base policy module.

-- 
Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency


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