Bug 359411 - /usr/bin/crontab permission denied
/usr/bin/crontab permission denied
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: crontabs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-30 20:17 EDT by Marc Wiriadisastra
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-30 20:55:28 EDT
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Description Marc Wiriadisastra 2007-10-30 20:17:02 EDT
Description of problem:
When I run the command crontab -e or crontab -u I get Permission Denied as a
user and as root.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@strikeforce ~]# rpm -qa | grep crontab

How reproducible:
Happens everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1. log in as a normal user
2. run crontab -e
Actual results:
Permission Denied output

Expected results:
Give me the option to adjust the schedule for running programs at a specified time.

Additional info:
[root@strikeforce ~]# ls -lZ /usr/bin/crontab 
-rwsr-sr-x  root root system_u:object_r:crontab_exec_t /usr/bin/crontab
[root@strikeforce ~]# crontab -u
-bash: /usr/bin/crontab: Permission denied
[marc@strikeforce ~]$ crontab -e
bash: /usr/bin/crontab: Permission denied
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-10-30 20:55:28 EDT
Update to selinux-policy-3.0.8-40 for the fix to this

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