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Typing noninterference for reactive programs

A. Matos and G. Boudol and I. Castellani

Abstract

We propose a type system to enforce the security property of {\em noninterference} in a core reactive language, obtained by extending the imperative language of Volpano, Smith and Irvine with reactive primitives that manipulate broadcast signals, as well as with a form of ``scheduled'' parallelism. Due to the particular nature of reactive computations, the definition of noninterference has to be adapted. We give a formulation of noninterference based on bisimulation. Our type system is inspired by that introduced by Boudol and Castellani, and independently by Smith, to cope with nontermination and time leaks in a language for parallel programs with scheduling. We establish the soundness of this type system with respect to our notion of noninterference.

@InProceedings\{matos.boudol.castellani:typing-noninterference-reactive-programs,
  author = \{A. Matos and G. Boudol and I. Castellani},
  title = \{Typing noninterference for reactive programs},
  booktitle = \{Foundations of Computer Security},
  year = \{2004}, 
  url = \{http://mikado.di.fc.ul.pt/repository/matos.boudol.castellani_typing-noninterference-reactive-programs.pdf}
}


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