Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 442051
etc_runtime_t seems to be applied to files improperly
Last modified: 2008-06-16 23:05:45 EDT
Description of problem:
Files created in / and in newly created directories under / seem to get the
wrong default context applied to them. I've tested and confirmed this behavior
on both F7 and RHEL5.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Create files in / and in newly created directories under /.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. # mkdir /foo; touch /foo/bar
1. # touch /baz
# ll -Z /foo/bar
-rw-r--r-- root root user_u:object_r:etc_runtime_t /foo/bar
# ll -Z /baz
-rw-r--r-- root root user_u:object_r:etc_runtime_t /baz
# restorecon /foo/bar; ll -Z /foo/bar
-rw-r--r-- root root system_u:object_r:default_t /foo/bar
# restorecon /baz; ll -Z /baz
-rw-r--r-- root root system_u:object_r:default_t /baz
Josef This is fixed in rawhide, BTW.
You need a transition rule for unconfined_t creating files in root_t to create
I'm a little confused though.
Are you saying upstream regular files created in root_t directories will be
labeled default_t now? Or just directories?
Files are currently labeled etc_runtime_t. This is a bad name and we really
should label them something line root_flag_t, or something. These files tend to
be boot flags that need to be created/deleted by init scripts. So etc_runtime_t
is a type that can be created and deleted by initscripts. But that name is not
idicative of the use.
/.autofsck, /.autorelabel ...
fixed in selinux-policy-2_6_4-74_fc7
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