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A Survey on Application Sandboxing Techniques

List of Authors: Lauren Samuel, Rauti Sampsa, Leppänen Ville
Place: New York, NY
Publication year: 2017
Book title *: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies
Title of series: ACM International Conference Proceedings Series
Volume number: 1369
Number of pages: 8
ISBN: 978-1-4503-5234-5


The principle of least privilege states that components in a system should only be allowed to perform
actions that are required for them to function. The wish to limit what programs can access has given rise to
a set of application-level sandboxing solutions. In this paper, we survey recent research on application-level
sandboxing. We discuss the properties of the major implementations and highlight the key differences between
them. In addition, we highlight how recent features in mainline Linux kernel have altered the sandboxing

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