Bug 432210 - selinux stops cups-pdf from working
selinux stops cups-pdf from working
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2008-02-09 17:51 EST by Andrew Wheeler
Modified: 2008-02-11 17:36 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-02-11 17:36:10 EST
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output from selinux troubleshooter browser (2.39 KB, text/plain)
2008-02-09 17:51 EST, Andrew Wheeler
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Description Andrew Wheeler 2008-02-09 17:51:41 EST
Description of problem:
selinux prevents cups-pdf from outputing to Out ${DESKTOP}

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-3.0.8-81.fc8 targeted
cups-pdf 2.4.6-6.fc8

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.yum install cups-pdf
2.open the printer press print test page 
Actual results:
selinux denial

Expected results:
pdf page created on desktop or other folder as specified from

Additional info:
Comment 1 Andrew Wheeler 2008-02-09 17:51:41 EST
Created attachment 294479 [details]
output from selinux troubleshooter browser
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-02-11 17:36:10 EST
This seems to be a customized behavior.  We do not want system apps to be able
to write to users homedirectories by default.

You can customize selinux policy to allow this by executing.

# grep cups /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -m mycups
# semodule -i mycups.pp

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