Bug 415081 - KDM (and logout) GRUB boot options blocked by Targetted Policy
KDM (and logout) GRUB boot options blocked by Targetted Policy
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2007-12-06 19:00 EST by Lamont Peterson
Modified: 2008-01-30 14:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-30 14:06:14 EST
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Description Lamont Peterson 2007-12-06 19:00:15 EST
Description of problem:
KDM and kwin have the ability to cause a 1-time only boot time change to GRUB 
configuration which allows them to provide the option to specify which entry 
to boot to when you select reboot.  This feature is being blocked by the 
selinux-targetted policy.

Here's the text of the denial:
avc: denied { execute } for comm=kdm dev=dm-16 egid=0 euid=0 exe=/usr/bin/kdm 
exit=-13 fsgid=0 fsuid=0 gid=0 items=0 name=grub pid=3281 
scontext=system_u:system_r:xdm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 sgid=0 
subj=system_u:system_r:xdm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 suid=0 tclass=file 
tcontext=system_u:object_r:bootloader_exec_t:s0 tty=(none) uid=0
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2007-12-06 20:43:47 EST
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.0.8-67.fc8
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-01-30 14:06:14 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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