[ubuntu-hardened] SELinux Troubles
jmarsden at fastmail.fm
Sat Nov 22 00:24:00 GMT 2008
Aaron Toponce wrote:
> I would like to install SELinux on my systems, however, 'apt-get install
> selinux' seems to install an 'selinux-policy-dummy' package that doesn't
> actually install a working policy. Installing 'selinux-policy-default'
> seems to be what I'm after, but it conflicts with the 'selinux' package,
> and as such, removes everything I would think I want for a working
> SELinux installation.
You don't mention what distribution of Ubuntu this is for, which is a
bit unfortunate. Under Intrepid, installing the package selinux-basics
(via sudo apt-get install selinux-basics ) should work. It's Depends:
and Recommends: lines are:
Depends: checkpolicy, policycoreutils, selinux-utils, python
Recommends: setools, selinux-policy-refpolicy-targeted |
selinux-policy-refpolicy-strict | selinux-policy-default
So this pulls in selinux-policy-default (because the other two
-refpolicy- ones do not seem to be in the repository) automatically...
selinux-basics also includes a script called check-selinux-installation
which runs various tests to check on your selinux setup... sounds worth
a try in your circumstances.
Perhaps you are using an older Ubuntu, and this issue has been fixed in
the current version?
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