Bug 450503 - selinux denial with clamd.exim
selinux denial with clamd.exim
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: exim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Woodhouse
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-09 05:41 EDT by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2008-06-10 15:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-10 15:10:24 EDT
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Description David Woodhouse 2008-06-09 05:41:23 EDT
Starting clamd.exim: ERROR: Can't open /var/log/clamd.exim in append mode (check
ERROR: Problem with internal logger. Please check the permissions on the
/var/log/clamd.exim file.

type=AVC msg=audit(1213004173.692:15501): avc:  denied  { append } for 
pid=31721 comm="clamd.exim" name="clamd.exim" dev=dm-1 ino=1802252
tcontext=unconfined_u:object_r:var_log_t:s0 tclass=file
type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1213004173.692:15501): arch=40000003 syscall=5 success=no
exit=-13 a0=9def3e0 a1=441 a2=1b6 a3=440 items=0 ppid=31720 pid=31721 auid=0
uid=93 gid=93 euid=93 suid=93 fsuid=93 egid=93 sgid=93 fsgid=93 tty=pts2 ses=135
comm="clamd.exim" exe="/usr/sbin/clamd" subj=unconfined_u:system_r:clamd_t:s0

Advice on how I should fix this would be welcome. I'm not wonderfully happy with
how clamd works for various uses, including exim.
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-06-10 15:10:24 EDT
restorecon -R -v /var/log

Something recreated this file with the wrong context.

Not sure what did it but this will fix for now.

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