Bug 428025 - SummarySELinux is preventing /usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/firefox-bin from loading /usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/plugins/nppdf.so which requires text relocation.
SummarySELinux is preventing /usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/firefox-bin from loadin...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 250249
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gecko Maintainer
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Reported: 2008-01-08 14:37 EST by Marc
Modified: 2008-01-08 16:01 EST (History)
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Description Marc 2008-01-08 14:37:24 EST
Description of problem:
The /usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/firefox-bin application attempted to load
/usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/plugins/nppdf.so which requires text relocation. This
is a potential security problem. Most libraries do not need this permission.
Libraries are sometimes coded incorrectly and request this permission. The
SELinux Memory Protection Tests web page explains how to remove this
requirement. You can configure SELinux temporarily to allow
/usr/lib/firefox-2.0.0.8/plugins/nppdf.so to use relocation as a workaround,
until the library is fixed. Please file a bug report against this package.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
firefox-2.0.0.8

How reproducible:
very

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Copy and paste text in some form browsers
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Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-08 16:01:00 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 250249 ***

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