Security Mechanisms in Linux [german]

In my 4th Semester, I wrote an introduction on Linux security mechanisms on the application level. This introduction covers topics like Access Control techniques, hardening the Linux kernel, the LSM framework, SELinux and AppArmor, as well as Ruleset Based Access Control (RBAC).

I want to emphasize that this work is only an introduction on the topic and therefore does not contain manuals or step-by-step tutorials on how to set those features up, rather explaining how they work as well as elaborating their advantages and disadvantages.


This document is provided only in german, there is no english translation available. I assume no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this work. The information contained in this work is provided on an “as is” basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness and without any warranties of any kind whatsoever, express or implied.