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Automatic role?

Postby Enchant » Wed Mar 05, 2008 4:13 pm


Is it possible to do automatically executed subject with a given some role?

For example pseudocode:
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role daemon # definition role with default settings
subject / {
/ r
/tmp rwcdm
/var/log rwcdm
/var/run rwcdm


_USE_ROLE_ daemon # execution sshd under role daemon with role settings
subject /usr/sbin/sshd {
# any settings

It is possible to do that? Or how do likewise?

PS: sorry for my english :D
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Re: Automatic role?

Postby spender » Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:34 pm

It is somewhat possible (requires userland support) if you use a no-authentication special role. You'll need to create some script or modify the binary so that it transitions to the special role. Purely from a policy change though, making a subject run under an arbitrary role isn't possible.

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