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Re: [PATCH 1/2] SELinux Context Label based audit filtering



On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 10:33 -0500, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 10:20 -0500, Steve Grubb wrote:
> > On Friday 03 February 2006 10:20, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> > > So is the above filter supposed to  be applied to just the terminal
> > > component or all of them? 
> > 
> > I would expect it to be the object that is actually opened rather than any 
> > intermediate path components.
> 
> Hmm..well, audit system harvests the information for the inodes as the
> lookup proceeds, so it ends up with the information for all of them.
> And the last one might not even be the terminal component of the
> specified path; it may just be the last one before it hit some error
> (like a search denial on a directory component).

also, you still need to distinguish between filters on process context
and filters on object context at the least.

-- 
Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency


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