Bug 1359789 - avc: denied { read } for pid=25872 comm="iptables" name="xtables.lock
Summary: avc: denied { read } for pid=25872 comm="iptables" name="xtables.lock
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 7.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Lukas Vrabec
QA Contact: Milos Malik
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-25 12:52 UTC by Petr Sklenar
Modified: 2017-08-01 15:12 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: selinux-policy-3.13.1-130.el7
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Last Closed: 2017-08-01 15:12:40 UTC
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Bugzilla 1401208 0 medium CLOSED [RHVH 4.0.6] avc denied errors (dev="tmpfs") in audit.log after upgrade 2021-02-22 00:41:40 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2017:1861 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE selinux-policy bug fix update 2017-08-01 17:50:24 UTC

Internal Links: 1401208

Description Petr Sklenar 2016-07-25 12:52:00 UTC
Description of problem:
avc denial only on ppc64le

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
2. start test /CoreOS/iptables/Sanity/bz590186-Contrary-to-expectations-IPv6-transparent-proxy on rhel73 ppc64le

Actual results:
time->Thu Jul 21 01:54:35 2016
type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1469062475.700:1961): arch=c0000015 syscall=5 success=no exit=-13 a0=10015d40 a1=40 a2=180 a3=0 items=0 ppid=25766 pid=25872 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="iptables" exe="/usr/sbin/xtables-multi" subj=system_u:system_r:iptables_t:s0 key=(null)
type=AVC msg=audit(1469062475.700:1961): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=25872 comm="iptables" name="xtables.lock" dev="tmpfs" ino=163018 scontext=system_u:system_r:iptables_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:sosreport_var_run_t:s0 tclass=file

Expected results:
no avc

Additional info:

Comment 7 Ryan Barry 2017-01-09 21:48:31 UTC
We also see this on x86_64 builds of RHV-H. It doesn't seem to be reproducible on RHEL installs on x86_64, but we share the same version of selinux-policy here

Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-01 15:12:40 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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