Resources for Introduction to SELinux

by Mick Bauer

Faye and Russell Coker's article “Taking advantage of SELinux in Red Hat Enterprise Linux”:

McCarty, Bill. SELinux: NSA's Open Source Security Enhanced Linux. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, 2005. Definitive resource, but predates Red Hat and Fedora's implementation of “targeted” and “strict” policies.

Mayer, Frank, Karl MacMillan, and David Caplan. SELinux by Example: Using Security Enhanced Linux. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007. Brand new book, by several SELinux contributors.

“An Overview of Object Classes and Permissions”, from Tresys Technology:

“Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: Red Hat SELinux Guide”:

Mayank Sharma's article “SELinux: Playing with fire”:

Mick Bauer's “Linux Filesystem Security, Part I”: /article/7667

Mick Bauer's “Linux Filesystem Security, Part II”: /article/7727

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