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Re: DoD Security Clearance for cygwin? (OT)
Graeme Merrall wrote:
On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 11:06:14AM -0500, Keen Wayne A Contr AFRL/MNGG wrote:
Cygwin is not used (at least in this office and lab) in an environment in
which its security (or lack thereof) is an issue.
Thats about all I can say and be secure.
As an aside to an OT aside, the question is important. If you have a
host OS that has, say, a B1 certification (which I doubt Windows has,
even disconnected from the Net :-), you don't want to run a system or
application on it that could theoretically allow you to bypass those
access checks (say, due to a bug in the authentication and authorization
As a non-US, non-military exposed individual I love this security stuff.
I wonder if anyone is sufficiently motivated to perform such a thorough
security review of the entire Cygwin platform.
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