Bug 241039 - selinux policy breaks creating LVM snapshots
selinux policy breaks creating LVM snapshots
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2007-05-23 14:50 EDT by Laszlo Beres
Modified: 2012-10-16 04:13 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0544
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 11:39:48 EST
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Description Laszlo Beres 2007-05-23 14:50:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
The selinux targeted policy prevents creating LVM snapshot LV. It breaks loading the appropriate module.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. lvcreate -L 16M -s -n data-backup /dev/volgroup/data 

Actual Results:
/sbin/modprobe: execlp failed: Permission denied
  /sbin/modprobe failed: 13
  snapshot: Required device-mapper target(s) not detected in your kernel
  lvcreate: Create a logical volume 

Expected Results:

Additional info:
The relevant logs:

avc: denied { execute } for comm="lvcreate" dev=hda2 egid=0 euid=0
exe="/usr/sbin/lvm" exit=-13 fsgid=0 fsuid=0 gid=0 items=0
name="modprobe" pid=2845 scontext=root:system_r:lvm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
sgid=0 subj=root:system_r:lvm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 suid=0 tclass=file
tcontext=system_u:object_r:insmod_exec_t:s0 tty=pts0 uid=0
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2007-05-23 15:40:32 EDT
Fixed in selinux-policy-2.4.6-73
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-05-23 15:44:04 EDT
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 7 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 11:39:48 EST
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,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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