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Bug 187220 - Can't use Livna bmp-mp3 package in selinux enforcing mode
Can't use Livna bmp-mp3 package in selinux enforcing mode
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2006-03-29 06:02 EST by idak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-05 11:01:58 EDT
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Description idak 2006-03-29 06:02:02 EST
Description of problem:
I can't use Livna bmp-mp3 package in selinux enforcing mode.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-targeted.noarch           2.2.23-15

How reproducible:
I did that "yum install bmp bmp-mp3".

Actual results:
I can't play mp3 file in bmp.

Expected results:
bmp play mp3 file.

Additional info:
I also did that "yum install xmms xmms-mp3".
Then I played mp3 file in xmms.
So please add bmp-mp3 in selinux policy like xmms-mp3...

Source: serefpolicy-2.2.23.tgz
# Livna.org packages: xmms-mp3, ffmpeg, xvidcore, xine-lib, gsm, lame
Comment 1 Thorsten Leemhuis 2006-03-29 11:54:36 EST
Livna tracks this problem as Bug 826 (
http://bugzilla.livna.org/show_bug.cgi?id=826 )

I was told that the freshrpms plugin packages has the same problem

If we can do anything in the rpm to fix this please tell us. But I suppose we need

/usr/lib(64)?/bmp/Input/libmpg123\.so          --      system_u:object_r:textre

in the policy file. The actual denied message looks like this:

kernel: audit(1143132699.632:43): avc:  denied  { execmod } for  pid=23814
comm="beep-media-play" name="libmpg123.so" dev=hda6 ino=495848
scontext=user_u:system_r:unconfined_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:lib_t:s0
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2006-04-03 12:00:56 EDT
Please read the following


We can add that policy rule but it would be better to fix the library to not
need these priv
Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2006-04-03 12:07:49 EDT
BTW This policy change is in selinux-policy-2.2.29-2.fc5
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2006-05-05 11:01:58 EDT
Closing as these have been marked as modified, for a while.  Feel free to reopen
if not fixed

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