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DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Friday, January 26 • 1:00pm - 1:23pm
Why I seldom file bugs against SELinux policy

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From time to time, especially with new version of operating system, new errors may show up, and sometimes they are accompanied by AVC denials, pointing to errors in SELinux policy. When that happens for example in Fedora, as a good community member you might be inclined to just file bug against selinux-policy.
That might however leave the package maintainer out of the loop and not lead to proper fix. Enforcing SELinux sometimes discovers real bugs, real regressions, and it should ideally be embraced by all maintainers.
We will look at real-life examples when AVC denials have actually helped to uncover real bugs.

Presentation slides: https://www.adelton.com/docs/security/selinux-uncovers-bugs

avatar for Jan Pazdziora

Jan Pazdziora

Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
As a member of Security Engineering Special Projects group, Jan focuses on making security features seamlessly consumable by admins and users. Lately he's been working with software identities and SWID.

Friday January 26, 2018 1:00pm - 1:23pm CET
F-E104 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)