Does the NSA’s SE Linux code need a review?

In the wake of the recent revelations that America’s National Security Agency is spying on all and sundry, is it time for the Linux community to take another good, hard look at the NSA-developed Security Enhanced Linux?

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The NSA’s Security Enhanced Linux comprises a kernel patch to add security features, and patches to applications to allow them to determine the security domain in which to run processes.

The code was initially developed by the NSA and is under the GPLv2, the same licence as the kernel. Numerous individuals and companies have made contributions to the project.

Read More:  NSA-developed Security Enhanced Linux

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