Desktop apps interoperability
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Mon Mar 28 18:27:14 UTC 2005
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 08:36:32AM -0500, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 11:04 +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 11:57:35PM -0500, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
> > > There can't be more than one file_type_auto_trans on the same folder
> > > type (right?).
> > bizarrely, no.
> > i believe this issue was raised some months ago, with the
> > "alternative file context" thing.
> > if file_type_auto_trans also took an executable [domain] as an
> > additional argument, i believe you stand a chance of achieving
> > what you seek.
> file_type_auto_trans() is based on the domain of the creating process,
> the type of the parent directory, and optionally the class of the new
brain-lapse. of course it is. duh.
> [description of how to make programs security-aware]
so the issue ivan describes _can_ be solved.
... question: in what ways do you ensure that a security-aware
compromised program is only allowed to create certain filetypes?
is it to do with using compute_av()?
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