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Re: Firewall rules using SELinux context (Was Re: RFE: FireKit)



> I don't think I explained it well. I was thinking what if you had this rule:
> 
> -A INPUT -Z cups_t -j ACCEPT
> 
> and then cups was compromised and started listening on port 80. Since the 
> above rule has no port restrictions and cups is allowed to accept connections, 
> would cups now be able to start serving web pages?

I think the idea was that cups_t is a key into policy so that policy
expresses what this iptables rule means, not that the rule says "treat
whatever any cups_t process happens to be doing this way".

At least, that's the good idea. ;-)


Thanks,
Roland


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