Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 438285
Lots of AVC denials during basic use of system (as root)
Last modified: 2008-03-20 09:12:50 EDT
Description of problem:
AVC denial announcements during simple use of system:
- Browsing in FF3 (related to fonts)
- Changing keyboard layout
- Viewing the ABOUT menu item in SETROUBLESHOOT browser
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Installed from rawhide after the 19MAR2008 replication.
The last 4 daily rawhide installs (from scratch, over-the-net installs) had this.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do install from scratch, select DANISH language and "dk" keyboard layout.
2. Restart system and log in as root
3. Use the system as directed above
Lots of AVC denial balloons, really large number of entries in setroubleshoot
browser. 25 entries, with appx. half of them having >100 occurrences.
Very few or none AVC denials with the abovementioned usage and login.
Will attach dump of message from setroubleshoot browser. Seems to be lots of
Created attachment 298634 [details]
setroubleshoot browser messages dump - appx 25 total
Messages dumped from setroubleshoot browser. About 25 in total, with half of
them having >100 occurrences.
Not all are related to npviewer.bin although the first few are :)
If you are logging into a machine as root via XWindows, then you should just
turn off SELinux it is not supported and not a good idea. To make it work would
invalidate all the controls, by allowing confined applications to write to the
Logging in via X Windows as root is a very bad idea.