Bug 325401 - sshd prohibited from following $HOME symlinks
sshd prohibited from following $HOME symlinks
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2007-10-09 15:08 EDT by Frank Ch. Eigler
Modified: 2008-01-30 14:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-30 14:06:11 EST
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Description Frank Ch. Eigler 2007-10-09 15:08:27 EDT
Description of problem:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
0:3.0.8-18.fc8 

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. make a user's $HOME path be on NFS and defined partly by a symlink
(/home/foo/user where /home/foo links back to /home)
2. ssh into machine
3. notice "Permission denied" messages on ssh client, unavailability of ssh
pubkey authentication, and this ditty in /var/log/messages:

Oct  9 15:05:17 toidi kernel: audit(1191956717.679:196): avc:  denied  { read }
for  pid=8137 comm="sshd" name="cygnus" dev=0:17 ino=12
scontext=system_u:system_r:sshd_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
tcontext=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0 tclass=lnk_file
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2007-10-09 15:55:03 EDT
Fixed in selinux-policy- 3.0.8-20
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-01-30 14:06:11 EST
Bulk closing a old selinux policy bugs that were in the modified state.  If the
bug is still not fixed.  Please reopen.

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