Bug 251916 - SELInux error during postfix operation - logs
Summary: SELInux error during postfix operation - logs
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-13 13:32 UTC by Paul Thompson
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: Current
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Last Closed: 2007-09-12 17:08:22 UTC
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Description Paul Thompson 2007-08-13 13:32:55 UTC
Description of problem:
SELinux alert occurs during postfix operation. However postfix still continues
to work as expected

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
amavisd-new.noarch                       2.5.1-1.fc7            installed       
postfix.i386                             2:2.4.3-2.fc7          installed      
selinux-policy.noarch                    2.6.4-30.fc7           installed  

How reproducible:
N/K - seems to be default behaviour

Steps to Reproduce:
1. N/K
Actual results:
    SELinux is preventing python (postfix_local_t) "search" to log (var_log_t).

Detailed Description
    SELinux denied access requested by python. It is not expected that this
    access is required by python 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 Access
    Sometimes labeling problems can cause SELinux denials.  You could try to
    restore the default system file context for log, restorecon -v log 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
    http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc5/#id2961385 Or you can disable
    SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not
    recommended. Please file a http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi
    against this package.

Additional Information        

Source Context                system_u:system_r:postfix_local_t
Target Context                system_u:object_r:var_log_t
Target Objects                log [ dir ]
Affected RPM Packages         
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-2.6.4-30.fc7
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
MLS Enabled                   True
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Plugin Name                   plugins.catchall_file
Host Name                     sally.thompson
Platform                      Linux sally.thompson #1 SMP Fri
                              Jul 27 18:10:34 EDT 2007 i686 athlon
Alert Count                   10
First Seen                    Sat 04 Aug 2007 07:53:35 PM BST
Last Seen                     Mon 13 Aug 2007 01:27:33 PM BST
Local ID                      92e9e1e6-cf6c-4a37-8892-39ceee150a5f
Line Numbers                  

Raw Audit Messages            

avc: denied { search } for comm="python" dev=dm-0 egid=41 euid=99
exe="/usr/bin/python" exit=-13 fsgid=41 fsuid=99 gid=41 items=0 name="log"
pid=7074 scontext=system_u:system_r:postfix_local_t:s0 sgid=41
subj=system_u:system_r:postfix_local_t:s0 suid=99 tclass=dir
tcontext=system_u:object_r:var_log_t:s0 tty=(none) uid=99

Expected results:
No SELinux error

Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2007-08-14 11:07:11 UTC
Dontaudited in selinux-policy-2.6.4-38.fc7

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2007-09-12 17:08:22 UTC
Moving modified bugs to closed

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