Bug 476133 - Starting Firefox causes error: SELinux is preventing npconfig (nsplugin_config_t) "signal" nsplugin_config_t.
Starting Firefox causes error: SELinux is preventing npconfig (nsplugin_confi...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Gecko Maintainer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-11 22:23 EST by Larry Henry
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:16 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Larry Henry 2008-12-11 22:23:17 EST
Description of problem:
Staring firefox I recieve the following message everytime:

SELinux is preventing npconfig (nsplugin_config_t) "signal" nsplugin_config_t. 

Detailed Description
SELinux denied access requested by npconfig. It is not expected that this access is required by npconfig and this access may signal an intrusion attempt. It is also possible that the specific version or configuration of the application is causing it to require additional access. 

Allowing Access
You can generate a local policy module to allow this access - see FAQ Or you can disable SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not recommended. Please file a bug report against this package. 

Additional Information
Source Context:  unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023Target Context:  unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023Target Objects:  None [ process ]Source:  npconfigSource Path:  /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/npconfigPort:  <Unknown>Host:  imac.henry.net

Source RPM 
Packages:  nspluginwrapper-1.1.10-1.fc10
Target RPM Packages:  Policy RPM:  selinux-policy-3.5.13-30.fc10Se
linux Enabled:  TruePolicy 
Type:  targeted
MLS Enabled:  TrueEnforcing 
Mode:  EnforcingPlugin 
Name:  catchall
Host Name:  imac.henry.net
Platform:  Linux imac.henry.net #1 Mon Dec 1 22:10:23 EST 2008 ppc ppc
Alert Count:  37
First Seen:  Thu 11 Dec 2008 09:21:07 AM EST
Last Seen:  Thu 11 Dec 2008 10:04:00 PM EST
Local ID:  
Local ID:  71bfefba-edd0-4002-8e64-0364a444789c
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Raw Audit Messages :node=imac.henry.net type=AVC msg=audit(1229051040.243:83): avc: denied { signal } for pid=3347 comm="npconfig" scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tclass=process node=imac.henry.net type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1229051040.243:83): arch=14 syscall=250 success=no exit=-13 a0=d13 a1=d13 a2=6 a3=8 items=0 ppid=3339 pid=3347 auid=500 uid=500 gid=500 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=500 sgid=500 fsgid=500 tty=(none) ses=1 comm="npconfig" exe="/usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/npconfig" subj=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null) 

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

Fedora 10

How reproducible:

Start Firefox

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start firefox
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Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-12-15 12:11:05 EST
You can allow this for now.

# audit2allow -M mypol -l -i /var/log/audit/audit.log
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Fixed in selinux-policy-3.5.13-35.fc10
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