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Re: SELINUX - Why?



Daniel J Walsh wrote:

>>(b) there are hundreds, if not thousands, of applications on a Linux
>>system, so the danger of any particular application causing security
>>problems is negligibly small.
>>  
>>
> That seems backwards to me.  As the number of applications increase the
> complexity of the system increases.  So the chance of a vulnerability
> increases.

I didn't say that the vulnarability didn't increase.
I said that any increase (due to selinux) was negligibly small.

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