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Re: SELinux removed from desktop cd spin?



On Jan 16, 2008 3:35 PM, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> Dan you are taking this the wrong way. Of course SElinux is great, of
> course it prevents from 0day exploits, no body is challenging that.
> But what was the real threat to average desktop users? Has anybody
> made use of this 0day exploit threat? is there a linux virus in the
> wild that spread like wildfire that took down all desktops that didn't
> use SELinux?

If a single Linux desktop goes down because of a 0day event, then
we've already failed at making a secure desktop.  By that point, it's
too late.

This is a failure, and we should do everything we can to make sure it
*never* happens.

-Yaakov


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