Bug 145870 - x_client_macros.te: devpts_t dir search patch
Summary: x_client_macros.te: devpts_t dir search patch
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-strict   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2005-01-22 22:00 UTC by Ivan Gyurdiev
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-27 06:47:57 UTC
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Description Ivan Gyurdiev 2005-01-22 22:00:28 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5)
Gecko/20041228 Firefox/1.0 Fedora/1.0-8

Description of problem:
I've added this to x_client_macros.te so derived domains (like mplayer)
don't have to worry about it. Do you agree? If so,
the dontaudit rule in gnome-games can be removed.

 # Access the terminal.
+allow $1_$2_t devpts_t:dir { search }
 allow $1_$2_t $1_tty_device_t:chr_file rw_file_perms;
 allow $1_$2_t $1_devpts_t:chr_file rw_file_perms;

Question: What exactly is the difference between a dontaudit rule
and an allow rule? Which is to be used when?

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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-01-24 19:03:51 UTC
If you want to make a change like this, it is probably better to
discuss in the upstream SELinux world.  Someone there might come down
and say the world will end with this change :^).

I will add it to policy anyways

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2005-01-24 20:19:31 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-strict-1.21.3-1

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