Bug 473762 - SELinux is preventing totem from loading.
SELinux is preventing totem from loading.
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: totem (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-30 07:03 EST by Michael
Modified: 2009-04-28 11:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-28 11:51:37 EDT
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Description Michael 2008-11-30 07:03:27 EST
Description of problem:

Summary:

SELinux is preventing totem from loading
/home/y2k103/.gstreamer-0.10/plugins/libgstflumpeg4videodec.so which requires
text relocation.

Detailed Description:

The totem application attempted to load
/home/y2k103/.gstreamer-0.10/plugins/libgstflumpeg4videodec.so which requires
text relocation. This is a potential security problem. Most libraries do not
need this permission. Libraries are sometimes coded incorrectly and request this
permission. The SELinux Memory Protection Tests
(http://people.redhat.com/drepper/selinux-mem.html) web page explains how to
remove this requirement. You can configure SELinux temporarily to allow
/home/y2k103/.gstreamer-0.10/plugins/libgstflumpeg4videodec.so to use relocation
as a workaround, until the library is fixed. Please file a bug report
(http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi) against this package.


Raw Audit Messages            

node=localhost.localdomain type=AVC msg=audit(1228001787.112:156): avc:  denied  { execmod } for  pid=21750 comm="totem" path="/home/y2k103/.gstreamer-0.10/plugins/libgstflumpeg4videodec.so" dev=dm-0 ino=6414526 scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:unconfined_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=unconfined_u:object_r:user_home_t:s0 tclass=file

node=localhost.localdomain type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1228001787.112:156): arch=40000003 syscall=125 success=no exit=-13 a0=87fd000 a1=8a000 a2=5 a3=b03af350 items=0 ppid=1 pid=21750 auid=500 uid=500 gid=500 euid=500 suid=500 fsuid=500 egid=500 sgid=500 fsgid=500 tty=(none) ses=1 comm="totem" exe="/usr/bin/totem" subj=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:unconfined_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)




Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 10


How reproducible: Happen during an update.


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Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2009-04-28 11:51:37 EDT
This is a bug in the Fluendo provided codecs, not Totem itself. Details and work-around on Fluendo's bug tracker:
https://core.fluendo.com/gstreamer/trac/ticket/24

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