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MAC_PORTACL(4)		 BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		MAC_PORTACL(4)

NAME
     mac_portacl -- network port access	control	policy

SYNOPSIS
     To	compile	the port access	control	policy into your kernel, place the
     following lines in	your kernel configuration file:

	   options MAC
	   options MAC_PORTACL

     Alternately, to load the port access control policy module	at boot	time,
     place the following line in your kernel configuration file:

	   options MAC

     and in loader.conf(5):

	   mac_portacl_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The mac_portacl policy allows administrators to administratively limit
     binding to	local UDP and TCP ports	via the	sysctl(8) interface.

     In	order to enable	the mac_portacl	policy,	MAC policy must	be enforced on
     sockets (see mac(4)), and the port(s) protected by	mac_portacl must not
     be	included in the	range specified	by the
     net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedlow and net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedhigh
     sysctl(8) MIBs.

   Runtime Configuration
     The port access control list is specified in the
     security.mac.portacl.rules	sysctl(8) MIB in the following format:

	   idtype:id:protocol:port[,idtype:id:protocol:port,...]

     idtype    Describes the type of subject match to be performed.  Either
	       uid for user ID matching, or gid	for group ID matching.

     id	       The user	or group ID (depending on idtype) allowed to bind to
	       the specified port.  NOTE: User and group names are not valid;
	       only the	actual ID numbers may be used.

     protocol  Describes which protocol	this entry applies to.	Either tcp or
	       udp are supported.

     port      Describes which port this entry applies to.  NOTE: MAC security
	       policies	may not	override other security	system policies	by al-
	       lowing accesses that they may deny, such	as
	       net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedlow /
	       net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedhigh.  If the specified port
	       falls within the	range specified, the mac_portacl entry will
	       not function (i.e., even	the specified user/group may not be
	       able to bind to the specified port).

SEE ALSO
     mac(3), mac_biba(4), mac_bsdextended(4), mac_ifoff(4), mac_mls(4),
     mac_none(4), mac_partition(4), mac_seeotheruids(4), mac_test(4), mac(9)

HISTORY
     MAC first appeared	in FreeBSD 5.0.

AUTHORS
     This software was contributed to the FreeBSD Project by NAI Labs, the Se-
     curity Research Division of Network Associates Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR
     contract N66001-01-C-8035 ("CBOSS"), as part of the DARPA CHATS research
     program.

BSD				March 11, 2003				   BSD

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