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We do not ship SELinux sandbox
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Tue 27 September 2016

A few days ago a vulnerability was reported in the SELinux sandbox user space utility. The utility is part of the policycoreutils package. Luckily, Gentoo's sys-apps/policycoreutils package is not vulnerable - and not because we were clairvoyant about this issue, but because we don't ship this utility.

Dropping sesandbox support
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Fri 09 May 2014

A vulnerability in seunshare, part of policycoreutils, came to light recently (through bug 509896). The issue is within libcap-ng actually, but the specific situation in which the vulnerability can be exploited is only available in seunshare.

Now, seunshare is not built by default on Gentoo. You need to define USE …