S3 Lab - Software & Systems Security Laboratory
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Shear

The Shear project creates a secure environment for the least-authority execution of over-privileged applications that may be exploited by adversaries to launch privileged attacks. We use advanced program analysis and operating systems techniques to extract the minimal authority of a program and enforce it at run-time.

Available Work

  • PoLPer: a least-privilege enforcement tool for setuid calls (paper)

Ongoing Work

  • XCap

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