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|>|Specific security characteristics of Linux  
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> Description Overview of the main security functions provided by Linux kernels and introduction to PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules).  
> Context & Dates Talk made at Linux-Expo 1999, on 18 June 1999, during the "Linux and security" tutorial
 
> Author Denis Ducamp  
> Type 35 slides [ French - HTML ]  
> Abstract &
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1. Introduction
    1.1 Qu'est ce qu'un noyau ?
    1.2 Les principales fonctions de sécurité de Linux 2.2

2. Privilèges (capabilities)
    2.1 Qu'est ce qu'un privilège ?
    2.2 Les privilèges linux
    2.3 Les privilèges des processus
    2.4 Gestion des processus
    2.5 Exemples de processus
    2.6 Les privilèges des fichiers exécutables
    2.7 Exemples de fichiers exécutables
    2.8 Références

3. Les risques des modules
    3.1 Qu'est-ce qu'un module ?
    3.2 Avantages pour l'administrateur
    3.3 Avantages pour les pirates
    3.4 Références

4. La comptabilité
    4.1 Les utilitaires
    4.2 Mise en route
    4.3 Statistiques

5. Le chiffrement de systèmes de fichiers
    5.1 Fonctionnement
    5.2 Notes
    5.3 Algorithmes
    5.4 Exemple
    5.5 Références

6. Divers
    6.1 Patchs de sécurité
    6.2 Distributions sécurisées

7. PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
    7.1 Configuration
    7.2 Quelques modules intéressants
    7.3 Références
 

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