Bug 1289328 - SELinux is preventing cupsd from rename access on the file /etc/cups/printers.conf.
SELinux is preventing cupsd from rename access on the file /etc/cups/printers...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Zdenek Dohnal
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-07 16:20 EST by Brandon J. Wyman
Modified: 2016-12-20 11:44 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 11:44:15 EST
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Description Brandon J. Wyman 2015-12-07 16:20:48 EST
Description of problem:
While following journalctl, noted SELinux blocking cupsd from modifying its own configuration file.

python3[19022]: SELinux is preventing cupsd from rename access on the file /etc/cups/printers.conf.
                                                        *****  Plugin restorecon (99.5 confidence) suggests   ************************
                                                        If you want to fix the label. 
                                                        /etc/cups/printers.conf default label should be cupsd_rw_etc_t.
                                                        Then you can run restorecon.
                                                        # /sbin/restorecon -v /etc/cups/printers.conf
                                                        *****  Plugin catchall (1.49 confidence) suggests   **************************
                                                        If you believe that cupsd should be allowed rename access on the printers.conf file 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 cupsd /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
                                                        # semodule -i mypol.pp

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.1.2-1
Name        : cups
Arch        : x86_64
Epoch       : 1
Version     : 2.1.2
Release     : 1.fc23
Size        : 4.8 M
Repo        : @System
From repo   : updates
Summary     : CUPS printing system
URL         : http://www.cups.org/
License     : GPLv2
Description : CUPS printing system provides a portable printing layer for
            : UNIX® operating systems. It has been developed by Apple Inc.
            : to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
            : CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.

How reproducible:
Occurs occasionally, especially during dnf update with cups update.

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual results:

Expected results: No complaint from SELinux.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jiri Popelka 2015-12-08 09:33:18 EST
Does the /etc/cups/printers.conf have correct context ?

# ls -lZ /etc/cups/printers.conf

should show


If not, please run

# restorecon -v /etc/cups/printers.conf
Comment 2 Brandon J. Wyman 2016-02-12 13:49:04 EST
$ ls -lZ /etc/cups/printers.conf
-rw-------. 1 root lp system_u:object_r:cupsd_rw_etc_t:s0 2751 Feb 12 11:56 /etc/cups/printers.conf
Comment 3 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-06-24 06:30:44 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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