Bug 1053197 - SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/mandb from 'add_name' accesses on the directory 9988. [NEEDINFO]
Summary: SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/mandb from 'add_name' accesses on the director...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 20
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:3e0c29be3526c5263c798217fd9...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-14 20:23 UTC by dxbike
Modified: 2015-06-29 14:27 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-06-29 14:27:29 UTC
Type: ---
mgrepl: needinfo? (dxbike)

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Description dxbike 2014-01-14 20:23:24 UTC
Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/mandb from 'add_name' accesses on the directory 9988.

*****  Plugin catchall (100. confidence) suggests   **************************

If you believe that mandb should be allowed add_name access on the 9988 directory by default.
Then you should report this as a bug.
You can generate a local policy module to allow this access.
allow this access for now by executing:
# grep mandb /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                system_u:system_r:mandb_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Target Context                unconfined_u:object_r:man_t:s0
Target Objects                9988 [ dir ]
Source                        mandb
Source Path                   /usr/bin/mandb
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           man-db-2.6.5-2.fc20.x86_64
Target RPM Packages           
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.12.1-106.fc20.noarch
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed) 3.12.6-300.fc20.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon
                              Dec 23 16:44:31 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   1
First Seen                    2014-01-15 03:20:13 WIB
Last Seen                     2014-01-15 03:20:13 WIB
Local ID                      9417bb32-5d8d-4f2c-ab05-4ad43d8007aa

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1389730813.885:883): avc:  denied  { add_name } for  pid=9988 comm="mandb" name="9988" scontext=system_u:system_r:mandb_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=unconfined_u:object_r:man_t:s0 tclass=dir

type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1389730813.885:883): arch=x86_64 syscall=open success=no exit=EACCES a0=2606f20 a1=42 a2=1a4 a3=e items=0 ppid=9983 pid=9988 auid=0 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 ses=5 tty=(none) comm=mandb exe=/usr/bin/mandb subj=system_u:system_r:mandb_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

Hash: mandb,mandb_t,man_t,dir,add_name

Additional info:
reporter:       libreport-2.1.11
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         3.12.6-300.fc20.x86_64
type:           libreport

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2014-01-16 21:53:26 UTC
Any idea what directory this file is being created in?  mandb_t usually creates content in man cache directories?

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