Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 474954
Privoxy port blocked, unable to add an exception.
Last modified: 2009-11-18 04:50:15 EST
Description of problem:
Privoxy (https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/packages/name/privoxy) is blocked from connecting to the SOCKS server via port 6969.
`Allowing access' suggest running semanage port -a -t PORT_TYPE -p PROTOCOL 6969 Where PORT_TYPE is a type that privoxy_t can connect, unfortunately there is not a predefined port type for privoxy.
I am not entirely sure I can add a PORT_TYPE, so I am filing this as a bug.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Attempt to connect to the internet via Privoxy. I use tor as my SOCKS server, but any one will do. Perhaps even a void server, if one is available.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install and configure Privoxy, and configure it with your browser.
2. attempt to connect to the outside.
This is blocked unless you are running in permissive mode.
A successful connection.
# semanage port -a -t tor_port_t -P tcp 6969
Should fix your problem. Is port 6969 a regular tor port?
Yes, it is the default port on a privoxy install.
I did not know that tor_port_t was defined. Yeah, this works now :) Thanks Dan.
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.5.13-33.fc10
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