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Bug 455033 - kadmind is not able to write to /var/kerberos/krbkdc/principal.ok file
kadmind is not able to write to /var/kerberos/krbkdc/principal.ok file
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2008-07-11 11:46 EDT by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2012-10-16 04:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 16:32:10 EST
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Description Daniel Walsh 2008-07-11 11:46:59 EDT
Description of problem:

This is a problem with the file labeling as well as kerberos not creating it
with the correct label at creation.

File should be labeled krbkdc_lock_t and kadmin and krb5kdc should be able to
write/lock this file.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-07-11 11:59:53 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2008-07-16 14:35:01 EDT
Fixed in selinux-policy-2.4.6-142.el5 
Comment 7 Dax Kelson 2008-10-14 16:28:52 EDT
When is this going to be released as an errata package? This is biting us.
Comment 8 Dax Kelson 2008-10-14 16:44:42 EDT
Also which type is correct? krbkdc_lock_t or krb5kdc_principal_t
Comment 9 Daniel Walsh 2008-10-14 21:50:46 EDT
You can down load preview copies from
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:32:10 EST
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 therefore 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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