Securing Ubuntu 18 04 with Apparmor

Securing Ubuntu 18 04 with Apparmor

Securing Ubuntu 18 04 with Apparmor
Mandatory Access Control systems like SELinux or Apparmor go way beyond Linux permissions which are discretionary and can be ignored by root. Application on your system such a ping run with the SUID bit as root. We want to limit their access to the system to ensure that a malicious attack on your system cannot misue this program. First we install the utilities that we need and create a profile on Ubuntu 18.04 for ping. We allow it to do what it should with a controlled test execution allowing only what we want and and need. That is is, we have secured the program.
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