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Re: Security patches

also sprach Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> [2003.11.30.1324 +0100]:
> LSM was not invented by the SE Linux people, it was requested by
> Linus as a way of enabling the integration of multiple security
> systems into the kernel.  It's a pity that the developers of other
> security systems didn't get involved, it would be good to have
> a choice of LIDS, HP's system, DTE, and others in the standard
> kernel.

I would be very interested, Russel, to hear your opinion about the
claim that the LSM hooks are dangerous in terms of root kit
exploits. Do you agree? If not, then please tell us what LSM
precautions take care to prevent that.

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