Archive for July, 2008

CDS Framework Toolkit 3.0 Released

by James Morris |  Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Tresys have announced the release of version 3.0 of their CDS (Cross Domain Solutions) Toolkit, an Eclipse-based IDE for developing CDSs with SELinux. Notable features introduced in this release include support for MLS and labeled networking, with enhancements to end user customization of generated policy and to the general development environment.

SGI Completes EAL4+ Certification on RHEL 5.1

by James Morris |  Saturday, July 19th, 2008

SGI have now completed certification for LSPP, RBACPP and CAPP at EAL4 augmented under the Common Criteria schemes, for their SGI Altix and Altix XE platforms. This certification follows similar efforts by IBM and HP. A copy of the validation report is available here.

Ruby Bindings for libselinux

by James Morris |  Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Dan Walsh has announced preliminary Ruby support for libselinux (the core SELinux management library). This is to enable the integration of the Puppet systems management tool with SELinux, and should also allow other Ruby applications to be similarly integrated.

Reference Policy 20080702 Released

by James Morris |  Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Chris PeBenito has announced the latest release of Reference Policy. Notable changes in this release include the ability to specify SELinux roles in loadable policy modules, improved labeled networking support, and new policy modules for virtualization packages.