Bug 197256 - massive SELinux denial spewage
massive SELinux denial spewage
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: oddjob (Show other bugs)
rawhide
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 197182
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Reported: 2006-06-29 14:06 EDT by Nalin Dahyabhai
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.27
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Last Closed: 2006-07-20 16:12:58 EDT
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Description Nalin Dahyabhai 2006-06-29 14:06:52 EDT
Running oddjobd 0.26 on Raw Hide currently causes massive numbers of SELinux
policy denials to be logged.  The D-BUS maintainer tells me that it's because
oddjobd subscribes to all messages using dbus_bus_add_match(""), though it has
no need to do so as unicast messages are always routed properly, and this is
what's triggering the denials.

I need to double-check that removing this call doesn't break anything on FE3/4/5
(which contain older versions of D-BUS which may or may not have required this
to be done) before making this fix for the upstream release.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2006-07-20 16:12:58 EDT
Fixed in oddjob 0.27.  There are no ill effects from removing the above
add_match call, at least as far back as D-BUS 0.22.  The oddjob 0.27 release
also fixes a compilation failure against D-Bus 0.90.

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