Bug 430163 - SELinux is preventing /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/soffice.bin from loading /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1
SELinux is preventing /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/soffice.bin from loading...
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
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Reported: 2008-01-24 16:55 EST by Surya Kompalli
Modified: 2008-01-24 18:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-24 18:07:13 EST
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Description Surya Kompalli 2008-01-24 16:55:22 EST
Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/soffice.bin from loading
/opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1 which requires text
relocation.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-2.6.4-8.fc7
openoffice.org2.3.1

How reproducible:
Starting OpenOffice without having jdk and without following command: 
chcon -t textrel_shlib_t /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1

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Actual results:
The /opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/soffice.bin application attempted to load
/opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1 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
/opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1 to use relocation as a
workaround, until the library is fixed. Please file a bug report against this
package.


The following command will allow this access:chcon -t textrel_shlib_t
/opt/openoffice.org2.3/program/libvclplug_gen680li.so.1.1

Openoffice works fine after this command. 

Expected results:
Openoffice should run normally. 


Additional info:
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2008-01-24 18:07:13 EST
/opt/openoffice.org2.3/ ... is *NOT* where my rpms go. Logging against the
openoffice.org component of our rpms is totally bogus. Either use the fedora
provided openoffice.org rpms, or log the bug directly against selinux-targeted.

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