Bug 1339437 - selinux prevents usbhid-ups from connecting
Summary: selinux prevents usbhid-ups from connecting
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lukas Vrabec
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-05-25 03:16 UTC by Stuart D Gathman
Modified: 2017-08-08 14:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 14:38:29 UTC
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Description Stuart D Gathman 2016-05-25 03:16:18 UTC
Description of problem:
selinux blocks usbhid-ups

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to start nut with a USB ups and usbhid-ups driver

Actual results:
type=AVC msg=audit(1464134831.808:368): avc:  denied  { getattr } for  pid=1889 comm="usbhid-ups" path="/run/udev/data/+usb:2-0:1.0" dev="tmpfs" ino=16167 scontext=system_u:system_r:nut_upsdrvctl_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:udev_var_run_t:s0 tclass=file permissive=0

(and read, open are blocked also)

Expected results:
normal operation

Additional info:

local policy to allow normal operation:

module my-usbhidups 1.0;

require {
	type nut_upsdrvctl_t;
	type udev_var_run_t;
	class file { getattr open read };

#============= nut_upsdrvctl_t ==============
allow nut_upsdrvctl_t udev_var_run_t:file { getattr open read };

Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-09-27 15:08:11 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2017-08-08 14:38:29 UTC
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