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Third European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 94)

Mark-and-Sweep Garbage Collection in Multilevel Secure Object-Oriented Database Systems

Alessandro Ciampichetti, Elisa Bertino, Luigi Mancini

Keywords : object-oriented database systems, mandatory access control, garbage collection, object deletion, mark-and-sweep

Abstract : In this paper, the introduction of garbage collection techniques in a multilevel secure object-oriented database system is discussed; in particular, the attention is focused on mark-and-sweep collectors. A secure garbage collection scheme guarantees referential integrity and avoids potential covert channels arising form object deletion.

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