Bug 408161 - selinux policy broken yet again
selinux policy broken yet again
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-02 20:12 EST by sarcastic.mannequin
Modified: 2008-01-30 14:19 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-30 14:19:59 EST
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Description sarcastic.mannequin 2007-12-02 20:12:44 EST
Description of problem:
selinux policy whines about wpa_supplicant.

SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/wpa_supplicant (NetworkManager_t) "fsetid" to

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How reproducible:

Try to use wpa_supplicant when selinux is enforcing.

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Additional info: What good is selinux when you have to turn it off to get
anything to work? This is an ongoing problem in fc5, fc6, fc7, and fc8.
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2007-12-02 21:16:12 EST
I have never seen this before.  You can easily add fixes/customization to policy
by executing

# grep NetworkManager /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mynetworkmanager
# semodule -i mynetworkmanager.pp

I have added this capability to 
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.0.8-63.fc8
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-01-30 14:19:59 EST
Bulk closing all bugs in Fedora updates in the modified state.  If you bug is
not fixed, please reopen.

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