Bug 248254 - rpcbind is calling listen on udp ports
rpcbind is calling listen on udp ports
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpcbind (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-14 08:11 EDT by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2009-06-25 09:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-25 09:00:53 EDT
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Description Daniel Walsh 2007-07-14 08:11:54 EDT
Description of problem:

This is not that big of a problem on a non SELinux platform, since it is
probably just failing with a EINVAL and you are not checking the return status.
 But on an SELinux platform it ends up generating an avc message

type=AVC msg=audit(1184266654.518:13): avc:  denied  { listen } for  
pid=2119 comm="rpcbind" lport=1023 scontext=system_u:system_r:rpcbind_t:s0 
tcontext=system_u:system_r:rpcbind_t:s0 tclass=udp_socket

Which I really do not want to dontaudit.  Since calling listen on udp ports is
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 09:22:52 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
a project we are changing the version of this bug to '8'.

If this bug still exists in rawhide, please change the version back to
(If you're unable to change the bug's version, add a comment to the bug
and someone will change it for you.)

Thanks for your help and we apologize for the interruption.

The process we're following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 20:57:26 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 3 Steve Dickson 2009-06-25 09:00:53 EDT
There is real nothing can be done about this from
the rpcbind side... so I'm going to close this
bug as WONTFIX

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