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Task Hooks

LSM provides a set of task hooks that enable security modules to manage process security information and to control process operations. Modules can maintain process security information using the security field of the task_struct structure. Task hooks provide control over inter-process operations, such as kill, as well as control over privileged operations on the current process, such as setuid. The task hooks also provide fine-grained control over resource management operations such as setrlimit and nice.

Chris Wright 2002-05-13