[ubuntu-hardened] SELinux on Karmic?

John Dong jdong at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 3 16:40:16 BST 2009


On Sep 3, 2009, at 11:23 AM, Kees Cook wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 11:15:00AM -0400, John Dong wrote:
>> SELinux only relies on GRUB for passing in selinux=1 /
>> apparmor.enabled=0, correct?
>>
>> This system is actually upgraded from a stock Jaunty install so it's
>> currently running GRUB1. I see selinux=1 passed into the kernel but  
>> the
>> userland doesn't seem to react; sestatus reports itself as disabled,
>> nothing is mounted at /selinux, etc, which would lead me to suspect
>> something in addition to grub2 being the culprit?
>
> Actually, in addition to the grub2 stuff, the kernel changed how it  
> does
> LSM selection.  I think it needs to be security=selinux instead of
> selinux=1, but I haven't tested it myself.
>
> -Kees

That's probably what I didn't realize; I'll give that a shot later on  
today and report the results!



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