Bug 437010 - multipath.static avc writing to /dev/mapper/control during boot mls/Permissive
multipath.static avc writing to /dev/mapper/control during boot mls/Permissive
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-mls (Show other bugs)
noarch Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2008-03-11 12:51 EDT by Joe Nall
Modified: 2008-03-11 19:00 EDT (History)
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Patch to allow initrc_t to write to /dev/mapper/control (512 bytes, patch)
2008-03-11 12:52 EDT, Joe Nall
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Description Joe Nall 2008-03-11 12:51:24 EDT
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Description of problem:
multipath.static doesn't have write permission to /dev/mapper/control

Mar 11 11:07:17 rawhide kernel: type=1400 audit(1205251627.633:3): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1307 comm="multipath.stati" name="control" dev=tmpfs ino=5380 scontext=system_u:system_r:initrc_t:s0-s15:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:lvm_control_t:s0 tclass=chr_file

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Boot mls/Permissive, examine avcs.

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Comment 1 Joe Nall 2008-03-11 12:52:28 EDT
Created attachment 297642 [details]
Patch to allow initrc_t to write to /dev/mapper/control
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-03-11 19:00:08 EDT
If I label multipath.static lvm_exec_t, does that fix the problem.

Fixed in selinux-policy-3.3.1-14.fc9

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