MACF-6234 - SELinux status

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This information is provided as part of the Lynis community project. It is related to Lynis control MACF-6234 and should be considered as-is and without guarantees. Any advice and commands should be tested before implementing them in production environments.

Description

This test compares the SELinux system configuration with the actual status.

How to solve

Differences between the actual status and system configuration may result in an unwanted outcome during the next reboot of the system. For that reason it is important to ensure SELinux is properly configured, and reflects the current status.

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