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Latest comment: 7 July 2021 by Icar in topic Suggestion


  • Expand upon Bash example as a means to verify the contents of the sandbox filesystem.
  • Explain why bubblewrap does not automatically create user namespaces when running with setuid privileges: bubblewrap drops all capabilities within a sandbox such that child tasks cannot gain greater privileges than its parent. The creation of a user namespace adds the SYS_CAP_ADMIN capability to sandboxed processes. The risk of providing SYS_CAP_ADMIN must be weighed against the benefit of isolating user-specific information (e.g. UID/GID) within a user namespace.

-- Adamlau (talk) 07:56, 17 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

user namespaces only add SYS_CAP_ADMIN inside the namespace and bubblewrap drops all caps again before executing the sandboxed process. Since namespaces are designed to be used by unprivileged users by utilising user namespaces, this will actually be much safer then using it without user namespaces. Best case would be to use bwrap on a kernel with unprivileged user namespaces available, to allow it's use without suid. The actual reason bwrap does not use user namespaces by default when running with suid, is that there are some rare use cases that only work outside a user namespace. Those use cases already do not work when bwrap is not installed with suid. Valoq (talk) 10:14, 21 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Introduce seccomp filter generation through libseccomp and include example --seccomp usage.

-- Adamlau (talk) 07:56, 17 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Further differentiate examples? Is goal min examples with max diff? Or simply max examples regardless of duplicated options/values?

-- Adamlau (talk) 06:24, 20 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Would someone be willing to write a new section to describe how to launch Wine applications under bwrap? It seems like a more common use case than, say, skype-for-linux, and not giving much permissions to a Windows binary in your system is very attractive. --Icar (talk) 08:58, 7 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]