Bug 430669 - avc: denied { setrlimit } for comm="iscsid"
avc: denied { setrlimit } for comm="iscsid"
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2008-01-29 07:50 EST by Milan Zazrivec
Modified: 2008-05-21 12:06 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0465
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 12:06:41 EDT
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Description Milan Zazrivec 2008-01-29 07:50:04 EST
Description of problem:
avc denial occurs when starting iscsid on a fresh install of

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-targeted-2.4.6-116.el5 / RHEL5.2-Client-20080129.nightly

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL5.2-Client-20080129.nightly (with iscsi-initiator-utils included)
2. Reboot
3. /etc/init.d/iscsid start (in case it's not on already)
4. Watch dmesg / auditd output for avc denials
Actual results:
avc:  denied  { setrlimit } for  pid=3547 comm="iscsid"
scontext=root:system_r:iscsid_t:s0 tcontext=root:system_r:iscsid_t:s0 tclass=process

Additional info:
Version of iscsi-initiator-utils is iscsi-initiator-utils-
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-01-29 09:46:29 EST
I have a policy fix for this in 


Need to get approvals to get this into 5.2
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-01-29 09:55:25 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 4 Milan Zazrivec 2008-02-06 10:53:36 EST
Verified with selinux-policy-targeted-2.4.6-118.el5 found in
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 12:06:41 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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