SELinux removed from desktop cd spin?

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at
Fri Jan 18 18:01:05 UTC 2008

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Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 08:30:44AM -0500, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Olivier Galibert wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 01:48:42PM -0500, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
>>>> <tunable name="allow_execmem" dftval="false">
>>>> <desc>
>>>> <p>
>>>> Allow unconfined executables to map a memory region as both executable
>>>> and writable, this is dangerous and the executable should be reported in
>>>> bugzilla")
>>> That should be "to map a file in a memory region", as UD's page
>>> explains.  Otherwise anyone who knows a little about dynamic
>>> recompilers/JITs is gonna go "huh?".
>>>   OG.
>> Bad cut and paste.  The one I pasted was for allow_execmem.  Where the
>> definition is correct.
> You mean Ulrich's page is incorrect then?  I indeed had noticed it was
> about execmem.
>> java/mono apps are not confined by this, since
>> they run under a different context.
> Java/Mono are not the only programs with dynamic code generators in
> them.
>   OG.
THe attached file is the file context of all files in Rawhide (Probably
F8) that are marked as allowing execmem/execstack.

If you know of others, we need to update this list.

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