[refpolicy] authbind policy should be removed

Dominick Grift dominick.grift at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 05:16:12 EST 2014


On Tue, 2014-01-14 at 15:12 +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> >From a casual inspection it seems that no daemons call the interfaces for 
> authbind.
> 
> Authbind has not been tested in Debian for many years, has it ever been tested 
> in any other distribution?
> 
> The purpose of authbind is removed by the fact that SE Linux can restrict 
> daemons which run as root.
> 
> I don't think that there is a good cause to have authbind policy in the 
> archive and it currently doesn't work.  So I think it should be removed.
> 

You do not have to install that module. If you don't want it then just
remove it from your modules.conf, or do semodule -r authbind if its
already installed.




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