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Bug 207157 - rpm is not setting the correct context on the locale directories
rpm is not setting the correct context on the locale directories
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Panu Matilainen
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Reported: 2006-09-19 15:02 EDT by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-04 02:55:24 EDT
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Description Daniel Walsh 2006-09-19 15:02:48 EDT
Description of problem:

After a fresh install running fixfiles check reveals the following problems

/sbin/setfiles:  relabeling /usr/share/locale/ka from system_u:object_r:usr_t:s0
to system_u:object_r:locale_t:s0
/sbin/setfiles:  relabeling /usr/share/locale/ka/LC_MESSAGES from
system_u:object_r:usr_t:s0 to system_u:object_r:locale_t:s0

Seems rpm is not setting the context when it creates directories "lazily"
At least this is what Jeremy suggested.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2006-10-04 21:48:58 EDT
Perhaps. The code that sets contexts on "orphan" directories is rather
straightforward however.

A reproducer with -vv --fsmdebug should be a rather easy way to establish
whether rpm is setting file contexts correctly or not.

I claim Jeremy hasn't a clue. Want to bet?

Meanwhile, this patch is relevant for those (like me) who don't wish to run SELinux:
@@ -1276,7 +1337,12 @@
     rpmts ts = fsmGetTs(fsm);
-    rpmsx sx = rpmtsREContext(ts); 
+    rpmsx sx = NULL;
+    /* XXX Set file contexts on non-packaged dirs iff selinux enabled. */
+    if (ts != NULL && rpmtsSELinuxEnabled(ts) == 1 &&
+      !(rpmtsFlags(ts) & RPMTRANS_FLAG_NOCONTEXTS))
+       sx = rpmtsREContext(ts);
     fsm->path = NULL;
@@ -1305,7 +1371,8 @@
        fsm->path = dn;
        /* Assume '/' directory exists, "mkdir -p" for others if non-existent */
-       for (i = 1, te = dn + 1; *te != '\0'; te++, i++) {
+       (void) urlPath(dn, (const char **)&te);
+       for (i = 1, te++; *te != '\0'; te++, i++) {
            if (*te != '/')
                /*@innercontinue@*/ continue;
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2007-04-10 21:47:07 EDT
No additional info == NOTABUG
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 01:26:39 EDT
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed
Comment 4 Panu Matilainen 2007-08-22 02:34:16 EDT
Reassigning to owner after bugzilla made a mess, sorry about the noise...
Comment 5 Panu Matilainen 2007-09-04 02:55:24 EDT
Tested with rpm- (which has no selinux/directory handling
related changes over and directories that aren't explicitly owned by
packages get correct context.

Works for me, if it doesn't for you I'll need a reproducer...

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