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Bug 118603 - avc: denied { syslog_mod } while executing 'dmesg -c'
avc: denied { syslog_mod } while executing 'dmesg -c'
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: policy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2004-03-17 23:06 EST by Ben Levenson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-18 13:10:18 EST
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Description Ben Levenson 2004-03-17 23:06:21 EST
Description of problem:

dmesg -c: 'klogctl: Permission denied'

id -Z: 'root:sysadm_r:sysadm_t'

getenforce: 'enforcing'

kernel: audit(1079582722.925:0): avc:  denied  { syslog_mod } for 
pid=2487 exe=/bin/dmesg scontext=root:system_r:dmesg_t
tcontext=system_u:system_r:kernel_t tclass=system

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avc message pumped through audit2allow:
allow dmesg_t kernel_t:system { syslog_mod };
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-03-17 23:49:24 EST
FIxed in policy-1.9-1
Comment 2 Ben Levenson 2004-03-18 13:10:18 EST
fix verified.

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