Bug 123269 - sendmail.postfix should be allowed to search postfix_etc_t:dir
Summary: sendmail.postfix should be allowed to search postfix_etc_t:dir
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: policy   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Keywords: SELinux
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Reported: 2004-05-15 07:17 UTC by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-05 15:04:09 UTC
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Description Aleksey Nogin 2004-05-15 07:17:07 UTC
Currently (policy-sources-1.11.3-3), /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix is
marked as system_u:object_r:sendmail_exec_t which causes problems as
sendmail.postfix tries to read postfix configs, which sendmail_t is
not allowed to do. I do not see any reason why
/usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix would need to be sendmail_exec_t; I believe
it should be postfix_exec_t instead.

Comment 1 Aleksey Nogin 2004-05-15 09:00:03 UTC
On second thought, there is a reason for /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix to
be system_u:object_r:sendmail_exec_t. Hm, in that case we need to add

allow sendmail_t postfix_etc_t:dir { search };

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2004-06-02 19:05:53 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-strict-1.13.2-7.src.rpm

Comment 3 Aleksey Nogin 2004-06-15 03:26:20 UTC
I ended up having to allow the following 3 things:

allow sendmail_t postfix_spool_t:dir { search };
allow sendmail_t postfix_etc_t:dir { search };
allow sendmail_t postfix_etc_t:file { read };

Comment 4 Rahul Sundaram 2005-09-05 00:39:13 UTC
has the above changes been added to the policy?

Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2005-09-06 20:54:33 UTC
I am adding them now.

Missed this update.

Comment 7 Daniel Walsh 2006-05-05 15:04:09 UTC
Closing as these have been marked as modified, for a while.  Feel free to reopen
if not fixed

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