Bug 444330 - SELinux is preventing libvirtd (virtd_t) "sys_ptrace" to <Unknown> (virtd_t).
SELinux is preventing libvirtd (virtd_t) "sys_ptrace" to <Unknown> (virtd_t).
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2008-04-27 05:15 EDT by Geert Jansen
Modified: 2013-03-13 02:21 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-05-07 11:42:32 EDT
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avc-denial-1 (2.44 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-27 05:18 EDT, Geert Jansen
no flags Details
avc-denial-2 (2.49 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-27 05:19 EDT, Geert Jansen
no flags Details
avc-denial-3 (2.46 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-27 05:19 EDT, Geert Jansen
no flags Details
virt-manager-error (611 bytes, text/plain)
2008-04-27 05:19 EDT, Geert Jansen
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Description Geert Jansen 2008-04-27 05:15:48 EDT
Description of problem:

Starting up virt-manager on Fedora 9 as a normal user results in an AVC denial
and breaks virt-manager.

Running virt-manager as root works.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install F9 preview release, including virt-manager and kvm.
2. Run Applications -> System Tools -> Virtual Machine Manager
3. The system asks for the root password.
4. Error message: Unable to open a connection to the libvirt management daemon.
See attachment.
Actual results:

virt-manager cannot open a connection to libvirtd

Expected results:

virt-manager can connect and manage local virtual machines

Additional info:
Comment 1 Geert Jansen 2008-04-27 05:18:46 EDT
Created attachment 303905 [details]
Comment 2 Geert Jansen 2008-04-27 05:19:02 EDT
Created attachment 303906 [details]
Comment 3 Geert Jansen 2008-04-27 05:19:21 EDT
Created attachment 303907 [details]
Comment 4 Geert Jansen 2008-04-27 05:19:40 EDT
Created attachment 303908 [details]
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2008-05-07 11:42:32 EDT
-Fixed in selinux-policy-3.3.1-45.fc9

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