Description of problem:
You can import .opvn OpenVPN VPN configuration files that often come with a CA cert and TLS cert using gnome-control-center.
If you simply import those files and leave the CA cert where it is, say ~/Downloads with the opvn and TLS cert, (1) the imported config breaks if you delete those files-they aren't actually saved anywhere, and (2) SELinux will not let you use the CA Cert outside ~/.cert/, causing deep frustration. See: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/67927/how-to-understand-an-selinux-file-permission-denied-issue/
There are also no alerts when this happens in SELinux troubleshooter.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 3.28.1
How reproducible: Highly
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Import OpenVPN configuration from OPVN
2. Configure with a ca crt outside of ~/.cert/
3. Try to connect
You cannot connect.
OpenSSL: error:0200100D:system library:fopen:Permission denied
Cannot load CA certificate file /home/hayden/.vpn/vpn-se1.ca.crt (no entries were read)
The opvn and related certs get imported somewhere and SELinux is updated to bless those certs.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 29 development cycle.
Changing version to '29'.
I have noticed that gnome-control-center does not accept any TLS related directive for an OpenVPN connection when the TLS-key/-certificate files are located in some system directory $CERTROOT/certs/ whereas the CA certificate, the user certificate, and the user key are imported successfully from individual files in the same directory. All files are labelled identically and exhibit the same file permissions. The same set-up works as expected for Fedora 28.
(In reply to Joachim Frieben from comment #2)
Current Fedora 28 is now affected by this issue, too.
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