Bug 438865 - SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/ntpd (ntpd_t) "read write" access to socket:[42433541] (unconfined_t).
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/ntpd (ntpd_t) "read write" access to socket:[...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2008-03-25 13:28 EDT by Kuang-Yu Liu
Modified: 2012-01-05 14:06 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0465
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 12:43:17 EDT
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Description Kuang-Yu Liu 2008-03-25 13:28:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/ntpd (ntpd_t) "read write" access to socket:[42433541] (unconfined_t).

Raw Audit Messages :
avc: denied { read, write } for comm="ntpd" dev=sockfs egid=0 euid=0 exe="/usr/sbin/ntpd" exit=0 fsgid=0 fsuid=0 gid=0 items=0 path="socket:[42433541]" pid=29279 scontext=system_u:system_r:ntpd_t:s0 sgid=0 subj=system_u:system_r:ntpd_t:s0 suid=0 tclass=unix_stream_socket tcontext=system_u:system_r:unconfined_t:s0 tty=(none) uid=0 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5xen selinux-policy-2.4.6-106.el5_1.3 ntp-4.2.2p1-7.el5 [application]

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. System -> Administration -> Day & Time
2. Choose NTP Sub-panel
3. Enable NTP
4. OK

Actual Results:
SELinux AVC Denial

Expected Results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-03-25 16:59:32 EDT
I believe this is fixed by the U2 Policy.


You can download a test copy at 

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 12:43:17 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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