Bug 122593 - Under SELinux and kdm, "Exit -> Reboot" only exits, but does not reboot.
Under SELinux and kdm, "Exit -> Reboot" only exits, but does not reboot.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-05-06 00:22 EDT by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-26 19:25:23 EDT
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Description Aleksey Nogin 2004-05-06 00:22:45 EDT
If I am running kdm and I choose the reboot option in the KDE exit
menu, my KDE session is shut down properly, but the machine does not
reboot.

In the logs, I see:

audit(1083816206.762:0): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=2764
exe=/usr/bin/kdeinit name=xdmctl-:0 dev=hda2 ino=1144796
scontext=aleksey:staff_r:staff_t
tcontext=system_u:object_r:xdm_var_run_t tclass=fifo_file

IMHO this should be fixed by either relocating the xdmctl into
/tmp/.X11-unix, or explicitly making sure it has the same type as
/tmp/.X11-unix/X0 (currently - xdm_xserver_tmp_t) which users are
allowed to write to.

kdebase-3.2.2-4 policy-sources-1.11.2-21
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2004-09-26 19:25:23 EDT
i cannot reproduce it with KDE-3.3.x in rawhide. it's fixed in rawhide.

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