Bug 169853 - seinfo says "not an selinux system" if strict policy not installed
Summary: seinfo says "not an selinux system" if strict policy not installed
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: setools
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: 169856 176344 185483 198694 234547
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-10-04 13:56 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-05-01 23:28:07 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0192 normal SHIPPED_LIVE setools bug fix update 2007-05-01 22:03:27 UTC

Description Bastien Nocera 2005-10-04 13:56:48 UTC
$ rpm -qa | grep selinux

$ seinfo
Error while searching for default policy: This is not an selinux system.

$ strace -eaccess -v seinfo
access("/etc/ld.so.preload", R_OK)      = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
access("/etc/selinux/strict//policy", F_OK) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
Error while searching for default policy: This is not an selinux system.

It looks only for the strict policy, but the targeted policy is correctly installed.

$ ls /etc/selinux/
total 25k
8.2k config  8.2k config,v  8.2k targeted

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-10-04 20:52:23 UTC
Fixed in the upstream version, but am not sure we will put them in U3.

Comment 5 Stephen John Smoogen 2005-11-14 17:18:18 UTC
As a side note, it would be nice to get this into U3, please. It is causing some
of our security administrators paper-work headaches that listed commands to
check for compliance are not working :).

Comment 12 David Lawrence 2006-04-27 17:24:58 UTC
Mistakenly added IBM group, removing.

Comment 13 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-08-18 17:17:07 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 18 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-01 23:28:07 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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