Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246795
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/lvm (lvm_t) "write" to .cache (lvm_etc_t).
Last modified: 2012-10-16 04:13:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
SELinux denied access requested by /usr/sbin/lvm. It is not expected that this access is required by /usr/sbin/lvm and this access may signal an intrusion attempt. It is also possible that the specific version or configuration of the application is causing it to require additional access.Allowing AccessSometimes labeling problems can cause SELinux denials. You could try to restore the default system file context for .cache, restorecon -v .cache If this does not work, there is currently no automatic way to allow this access. Instead, you can generate a local policy module to allow this access - see FAQ Or you can disable SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not recommended. Please file a bug report against this package.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.System --> Administration --> Logical Volume Management
selinux troubleshooter displays alert
This is running CentOS 5 kernel, CentOS release 5 (Final)
restorecon -R -v /etc/lvm should fix the problem. You can get the update u1
I believe a permanant fix for this is coming from LVM.
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inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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Could you try the new policy available at the link below and reply
whether the new packages solve your problem. Thank you.
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,
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