Bug 489894 - selinux-policy: allow dbus to domain_read_all_domains_state [rhel-5.3.z]
Summary: selinux-policy: allow dbus to domain_read_all_domains_state [rhel-5.3.z]
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 5.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: BaseOS QE
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2008-4311
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Reported: 2009-03-12 14:02 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2009-08-25 09:30 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-08-25 09:30:10 UTC
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Description Tomas Hoger 2009-03-12 14:02:39 UTC
dbus patch for CVE-2008-4311 introduces logging of denied message bus messages.  To make the messages more useful, dbus-daemon reads /proc/*/cmdline and include its content in log message.  Such access is, however, prohibited by current selinux-policy in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.  To avoid AVCs for dbus log messages, policy should allow dbus-daemon to:


Note: this fix is already included in selinux-policy in Rawhide / Fedora 11.

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2009-03-12 14:31:07 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.6.9-4.el5

Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2009-03-12 14:32:28 UTC
Oops make that

Fixed in selinux-policy-2.4.6-217.el5

Comment 8 Tomas Hoger 2009-08-25 09:30:10 UTC
This won't get fixed in 5.3.z, but is fixed in 5.4.

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