null MAC policy module
To compile the null policy into your kernel, place the following lines in your
kernel configuration file:
Alternately, to load the none module at boot time, place the
following line in your kernel configuration file:
mac_none policy module implements a none MAC policy
that has no effect on access control in the system. Unlike
none of the MAC entry points are defined.
No labels are defined for
mac_none policy module first appeared in
FreeBSD 5.0 and was developed by the TrustedBSD
This software was contributed to the FreeBSD Project by
Network Associates Labs, the Security Research Division of Network Associates
Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (“CBOSS”), as
part of the DARPA CHATS research program.
While the MAC Framework design is intended to support the containment of the
root user, not all attack channels are currently protected by entry point
checks. As such, MAC Framework policies should not be relied on, in isolation,
to protect against a malicious privileged user.