Bug 1377037 - SELinux is preventing nfs-server-gene from 'write' accesses on the directory generator.
Summary: SELinux is preventing nfs-server-gene from 'write' accesses on the directory ...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 24
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lukas Vrabec
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:ec6aea82a73a973a86ca4be4c55...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-09-17 23:23 UTC by Nivag
Modified: 2017-08-08 17:26 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 17:26:27 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Fedora 24 upgrade.log (2.88 MB, text/plain)
2016-11-07 00:18 UTC, Raman Gupta
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Description Nivag 2016-09-17 23:23:17 UTC
Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing nfs-server-gene from 'write' accesses on the directory generator.

*****  Plugin catchall (100. confidence) suggests   **************************

If you believe that nfs-server-gene should be allowed write access on the generator directory 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:
# ausearch -c 'nfs-server-gene' --raw | audit2allow -M my-nfsservergene
# semodule -X 300 -i my-nfsservergene.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                system_u:system_r:nfsd_t:s0
Target Context                system_u:object_r:systemd_unit_file_t:s0
Target Objects                generator [ dir ]
Source                        nfs-server-gene
Source Path                   nfs-server-gene
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           
Target RPM Packages           
Policy RPM                    <Unknown>
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed) 4.7.3-200.fc24.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed
                              Sep 7 17:31:21 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   1
First Seen                    2016-09-18 11:21:37 NZST
Last Seen                     2016-09-18 11:21:37 NZST
Local ID                      1b1c2c39-d540-42b3-926a-7367ba37a2f1

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1474154497.546:6889): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=18915 comm="nfs-server-gene" name="generator" dev="tmpfs" ino=56060217 scontext=system_u:system_r:nfsd_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:systemd_unit_file_t:s0 tclass=dir permissive=0

Hash: nfs-server-gene,nfsd_t,systemd_unit_file_t,dir,write

Additional info:
reporter:       libreport-2.7.2
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         4.7.3-200.fc24.x86_64
type:           libreport

Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-09-27 15:07:08 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

Comment 2 jniederm 2016-11-04 14:38:40 UTC
Description of problem:
dnf update

Version-Release number of selected component:

Additional info:
reporter:       libreport-2.7.2
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         4.7.9-200.fc24.x86_64
type:           libreport

Comment 3 Raman Gupta 2016-11-07 00:18:20 UTC
Created attachment 1217841 [details]
Fedora 24 upgrade.log

This error also occurred throughout my Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 update. See attached log.

Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2017-07-25 23:06:24 UTC
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Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2017-08-08 17:26:27 UTC
Fedora 24 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-08-08. Fedora 24 is
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