Bug 244008 - SELinux is preventing generate_test.p (httpd_sys_script_t) "create" to <Unknown> (httpd_sys_script_t)
SELinux is preventing generate_test.p (httpd_sys_script_t) "create" to <Unkno...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2007-06-13 06:46 EDT by Ondrej Sevcik
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-13 09:48:52 EDT
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Description Ondrej Sevcik 2007-06-13 06:46:41 EDT
Description of problem:

Perl scipt tries to connect to some URL:
   $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new;
   my $req = HTTP::Request->new(GET => "
   my $res = $ua->request($req);

Result of this operation is here:

Source Context                root:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t
Target Context                root:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t
Target Objects                None [ tcp_socket ]
Affected RPM Packages
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-2.4.6-74.el5
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
MLS Enabled                   True
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Plugin Name                   plugins.catchall
Host Name                     dhcp-lab-220.englab.brq.redhat.com
Platform                      Linux dhcp-lab-220.englab.brq.redhat.com
                              2.6.18-8.1.4.el5 #1 SMP Fri May 4 22:15:13 EDT
                              2007 i686 i686
Alert Count                   2129
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Raw Audit Messages

avc: denied { create } for comm="generate_test.p" egid=48 euid=48
exe="/usr/bin/perl" exit=-13 fsgid=48 fsuid=48 gid=48 items=0 pid=4067
scontext=root:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t:s0 sgid=48
subj=root:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t:s0 suid=48 tclass=tcp_socket
tcontext=root:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t:s0 tty=(none) uid=48

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is perl, v5.8.8 built for i386-linux-thread-multi
Perl is runing as a module in apache 

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run perl script with code described above
Actual results:
Audit log fragment is listed below.

Expected results:
No create denied messages in audit log

Additional info:
Jun 12 01:21:23 dhcp-lab-220 setroubleshoot:      SELinux is preventing 
generate_test.p (httpd_sys_script_t) "create" to <Unknown> 
(httpd_sys_script_t).      For complete SELinux messages. run sealert -l 
Comment 1 Ondrej Sevcik 2007-06-13 09:48:52 EDT
setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect=1

fix this problem.

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