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Linux to get kernel 'lockdown' feature

Post by JoeFootball » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:14 am

New Linux kernel "lockdown" module to limit high-privileged users -- even root -- from tampering with some kernel functionality.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-to- ... n-feature/

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Re: Linux to get kernel 'lockdown' feature

Post by Pjotr » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:19 am

JoeFootball wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:14 am
New Linux kernel "lockdown" module to limit high-privileged users -- even root -- from tampering with some kernel functionality.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-to- ... n-feature/
Interesting! At first glance this might be something I can use for certain Mint boxes of other people, for who I am the sysadmin....
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Re: Linux to get kernel 'lockdown' feature

Post by Spearmint2 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:50 pm

Pjotr wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:19 am
JoeFootball wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:14 am
New Linux kernel "lockdown" module to limit high-privileged users -- even root -- from tampering with some kernel functionality.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-to- ... n-feature/
Interesting! At first glance this might be something I can use for certain Mint boxes of other people, for who I am the sysadmin....
What if they still have capability to upgrade to a different kernel? Would need some way to keep that from happening.
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