Bug 491382 - davfs2 requires extra permissions
davfs2 requires extra permissions
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Grepl
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 491383
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Reported: 2009-03-20 13:51 EDT by Will Woods
Modified: 2009-11-18 08:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-11-18 08:00:28 EST
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Description Will Woods 2009-03-20 13:51:24 EDT
mount.davfs2 (provided by the davfs2 package) requires some permissions that other mount_t processes don't.

Suggested policy additions were:

/var/cache/davfs2(/.*)?  gen_context(system_u:object_r:mount_var_run_t,s0)
/var/run/davfs2(/.*)?    gen_context(system_u:object_r:mount_var_run_t,s0)


It also needs read access to /dev/random, and permission to send itself signals:

allow mount_t random_device_t:chr_file read;
allow mount_t self:process signal;
Comment 1 Miroslav Grepl 2009-03-23 13:23:50 EDT
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.5.13-51.fc10
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Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2009-11-18 08:00:28 EST
Closing as current release

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