Sysmask is a powerful and flexible security enhancement package for Linux
systems, featuring interactive security reactions, protection against
both system level and user level networking risks, capability of disarming
many kernel vulnerabilities, etc.
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General help topics
- What is sysmask?
- Availability and copyright
- How to install sysmask.
- How secure is sysmask?
- Performance overhead of sysmask
- Design principles of sysmask
- Comparing with other security models
- Customized user authentication schemes based on sysmask
- Future extensions and enhancements
- Bugs and bug reports
- Structure of sysmask, and how it works
- The utility program /bin/sysmask
- List of available masks and their meanings
- Mask triggers
- Exceptions to system call masks
- The log file of sysmask
- Sysmask configuration
- How to configure file access policies
- Socket address to pathname translation
- How to configure sysmask for a software
- Runtime reconfiguration of a token
- Examples of software configuration
- Token switching in the template configuration
- System call risk level classification
- List of system calls by name
- List of system calls by number