Bug 227285 - Cannot modify security level configuration
Cannot modify security level configuration
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-securitylevel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
: 238336 241980 242190 242363 242498 242614 247236 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-02-04 14:05 EST by Michel Alexandre Salim
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-31 06:11:52 EDT
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Description Michel Alexandre Salim 2007-02-04 14:05:04 EST
Description of problem:
system-config-securitylevel would silently fail to apply configuration changes.
I added ports 5100/tcp and 5100/udp to the list of opened port, and they are not
actually being opened. The next time I ran s-c-sl, the ports are no longer listed.

Worse, I disabled the firewall from s-c-sl, and it is indeed stopped, but the
next time I ran s-c-sl it claimed that the firewall is still up

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try adding a port to be opened
2. Try disabling firewall
3. Try reenabling firewall
Actual results:
1) fails silently. 2) works, but is not reflected in the interface. 3) fails --
/sbin/service iptables show firewall still down

Expected results:
As in FC6, everything should work

Additional info:
System cleanly installed from FC7t1 desktop spin, updated to latest Rawhide
Comment 1 Luke Macken 2007-02-07 23:05:56 EST
I'm experiencing the same issue; manually added ports are disappearing after
applying the settings.
Comment 2 Peter Sabiniewicz 2007-02-26 16:28:52 EST
I'm experiencing  the same issue in my FC6
Custom add port are disappearing after and apply settings.
Comment 3 Josep 2007-03-14 17:41:19 EDT
Just to add that, if enabled, the firewall can not be disabled either. (rawhide
Comment 4 Michael 2007-04-03 10:18:20 EDT
still broken in F 6.92
Comment 5 vfiend 2007-06-01 02:06:58 EDT
Still broken in Fedora 7 final release
Comment 6 markm 2007-06-03 15:03:40 EDT
Still broken in Fedora 7 final release.
Comment 7 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:12:23 EDT
*** Bug 238336 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:13:24 EDT
*** Bug 241980 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:14:23 EDT
*** Bug 242190 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:15:12 EDT
*** Bug 242363 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:15:28 EDT
*** Bug 242498 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:16:08 EDT
*** Bug 242614 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Scott Berry 2007-06-09 22:46:48 EDT
I have found this to be true when hitting the apply button on a Dell Dimension 
4600.  I tried opening port 10000, and 20000.
Comment 14 Jason Farrell 2007-06-09 22:53:58 EDT
appears to be fixed in system-config-securitylevel-1.7.0-3.fc7
Comment 15 vfiend 2007-06-09 23:01:47 EDT
Yup, thanks a lot, whoever fixed it!
Comment 16 Stefan Becker 2007-06-16 06:14:37 EDT
Confirmed. system-config-securitylevel-1.7.0-3.fc7 from updates-testing fixes
the problem.
Comment 17 Tim Hartley 2007-06-27 11:46:20 EDT
Thanks a lot for fixing this!  Is there anything regular users can do to get
this pushed into updates?  It seems like if the standard tool to change firewall
settings doesn't work, then even a not-completely-tested fix is better.
Comment 18 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2007-07-06 03:56:09 EDT
*** Bug 247236 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 19 Jay Jaeger 2007-07-15 13:19:54 EDT
I had the same issue.  I also found a workaround:  click on any of the services
in the Trusted Services list pane -- it even works to click it twice to leave it
in the same state it had been in originally.
Comment 20 Thomas Woerner 2007-07-31 06:11:52 EDT
Fixed in rawhide in package system-config-securitylevel-1.7.0-4.fc8.
Comment 21 Granville Xiong 2007-08-02 01:09:43 EDT
Will this update be reflected in FC7 soon???

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