Bug 1266764 - selinux blocks delivery on quota-warning
selinux blocks delivery on quota-warning
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Lukas Vrabec
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-27 10:21 EDT by Peter Meier
Modified: 2017-08-08 08:16 EDT (History)
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Description Peter Meier 2015-09-27 10:21:53 EDT
Description of problem:

Setup quota warning as described on http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Quota/Configuration#Quota_warnings including the notification script:

When a warning is triggered and it tries to notify the user, the delivery gets blocked by selinux:

type=AVC msg=audit(1443362744.277:2800): avc:  denied  { getattr } for  pid=15384 comm="quota-warning.s" path="/usr/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-lda" dev="dm-1" ino=143453 scontext=system_u:system_r:dovecot_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:dovecot_deliver_exec_t:s0 tclass=file

Would need the following policy

module dovecot-quota-warning 1.0;

require {
        type dovecot_t;
        type dovecot_deliver_exec_t;
        class file { read execute open getattr execute_no_trans };

#============= dovecot_t ==============
allow dovecot_t dovecot_deliver_exec_t:file { read execute open getattr execute_no_trans };

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Comment 1 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 10:50:58 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

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Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-09-27 11:09:02 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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