Fedora 16 Update: libselinux-2.1.6-5.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-30 01:33:24

Name        : libselinux
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 2.1.6
Release     : 5.fc16
URL         : http://oss.tresys.com/git/selinux.git
Summary     : SELinux library and simple utilities
Description :
Security-enhanced Linux is a feature of the Linux® kernel and a number
of utilities with enhanced security functionality designed to add
mandatory access controls to Linux.  The Security-enhanced Linux
kernel contains new architectural components originally developed to
improve the security of the Flask operating system. These
architectural components provide general support for the enforcement
of many kinds of mandatory access control policies, including those
based on the concepts of Type Enforcement®, Role-based Access
Control, and Multi-level Security.

libselinux provides an API for SELinux applications to get and set
process and file security contexts and to obtain security policy
decisions.  Required for any applications that use the SELinux API.

Update Information:

Change python binding for restorecon, to only set the context if the context actually was different.

* Tue Nov 29 2011 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 2.1.6-5
- Change python binding for restorecon to check if the context matches.
- If it does do not reset
* Mon Oct 24 2011 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 2.1.6-4
- Apply libselinux patch to handle large groups in seusers.
* Wed Oct 19 2011 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 2.1.6-3
- Add selinux_check_access function. Needed for passwd, chfn, chsh

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libselinux' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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