Bug 439745 - dhcp problems with selinux
Summary: dhcp problems with selinux
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-31 03:56 UTC by Mark McConnell
Modified: 2008-05-02 20:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-05-02 20:16:59 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Output of selinux troubleshooting tool (3.88 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-31 03:56 UTC, Mark McConnell
no flags Details

Description Mark McConnell 2008-03-31 03:56:31 UTC
Description of problem:

selinux policy prevents normal operation of dhcp on a wireless network, when the
local lan is configured as internal, and wireless is considered external.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

If a computer is multihomed attempt to use dhcp on the external network.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to external network with dhcp enabled.
Actual results:

selinux blocks some actions. Connectivity is hit or miss.

Expected results:

Obtain a dhcp address without issues.

Additional info:

Submitter is a linux novice.

Comment 1 Mark McConnell 2008-03-31 03:56:31 UTC
Created attachment 299685 [details]
Output of selinux troubleshooting tool

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2008-03-31 06:09:53 UTC
Mark are you sure anything is being blockded.  IE Does your network work
properly.  THis looks like a leaked file descriptor or a redirection of stdout
which should just work.  Even though it reports all of these AVC Messages.

What tool are you using to startup the network?

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