Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 345921
Library gets in tight loop of connecting to port 16001 with SELinux
Last modified: 2008-11-27 06:48:25 EST
Description of problem:
If I install a limited privledged user (xguest_t), this user is not allowed to
connect to any network ports. gnome-session calls into libesnd which attempts
to connect to port 16001. When it gets permission denied it goes into a tight
loop and retries hundreds of times.
Should fail once or not try at all.
Is this esound or the esd wrapper script in pulseaudio?
Could you get a backtrace of the spin as well?
The AVC messages says it is the executable gnome-session. The AVC would show a
script if it was running in one. I looked into it a little and it looks like
libesd is the culprit.
It would be difficult to get a backtrace since this happens at login.
If you download
install it on rawhide with SELinux in enforcing mode. The login to the xguest
(In reply to comment #2)
> The AVC messages says it is the executable gnome-session. The AVC would show a
> script if it was running in one. I looked into it a little and it looks like
> libesd is the culprit.
> It would be difficult to get a backtrace since this happens at login.
Start gnome-session by hand in a "failsafe session", or drop to the console to
gather the backtrace.
Nalin could you get this back trace. I don't have access to the system console
today. Otherwise I will get it tomorrow.
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