libselinux 2.2.2

This is the official library component of the SELinux security solution for Linux
libselinux is an open source library software designed as part of the NSA's Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) software.

The userland utilities and libraries provided in the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) project provide the following capabilities: policy compilation, policy management, policy development, SELinux services, SELinux utilities.

libselinux is part of the "SELinux services" component, designed to be used for applications that must be aware of SELinux. It can also be used to enforce access control decisions using SELinux, such as Dbus.

Besides libselinux, the following utilities and libraries are also part of the SELinux project: checkpolicy, libsemanage, libsepol, policycoreutils, and sepolgen.

last updated on:
January 3rd, 2014, 7:51 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
National Security Agency
ROOT \ Security
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What's New in version 2.2
  • checkpolicy: Support space and colon in filenames.
  • libselinux: Add selinux_set_policy_root, selinux_systemd_contexts_path, selinux_current_policy_path interfaces.
  • libselinux: Fix avc_has_perm() returns -1 even when SELinux is permissive.
  • libselinux: Mount sysfs before trying to mount selinuxfs.
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