Bug 1030661 - "SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/abrt-server from write access on the sock_file socket"
"SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/abrt-server from write access on the sock_fi...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Grepl
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-11-14 16:24 EST by David Tonhofer
Modified: 2014-02-05 18:14 EST (History)
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2013-11-14 16:25 EST, David Tonhofer
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Description David Tonhofer 2013-11-14 16:24:45 EST
Description of problem:

Upgrading system via "yum update"

abrt suddenly complains about a crash in the kernel (what!) along the lines of "Warning: i915 display driver coughed and died..." 

This causes SELinux to kick it in the shins:

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1384463692.544:1039): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=12133 comm="abrt-server" name="socket" dev="tmpfs" ino=8726 scontext=system_u:system_r:abrt_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:syslogd_var_run_t:s0 tclass=sock_file

It could be that a change in selinux policy during update caused this..

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Comment 1 David Tonhofer 2013-11-14 16:25:29 EST
Created attachment 824155 [details]
SETroubleshoot window content
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2013-11-18 13:08:47 EST
This is allowed in Fedora 20.
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