Restricted delegation and revocation in language-based security (Position paper)

D. Hassan, M.R. Mousavi, M.A. Reniers

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Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a notion of restricted revocable delegation and study its consequences in language-based security. In particular, we add this notion by means of delegate and revoke commands to a simple imperative programming language. We then define an operational semantics for our programming language, in the Natural Semantics style of Gilles Kahn. We briefly discuss our initial ideas about the security properties of the semantics, which are extensions of existing variations of the renowned non-interference property, e.g., in the context of delimited information release.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Programming Languages and Analysis for Security (PLAS 2010, Toronto, Canada, June 10, 2010)
Place of PublicationNew York NY
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages5-1/7
ISBN (Print)978-1-60558-827-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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