Bug 500986 - can't dial in to adsl connection
can't dial in to adsl connection
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
5.3
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2009-05-15 07:20 EDT by Martin Jürgens
Modified: 2010-11-29 13:24 EST (History)
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Description Martin Jürgens 2009-05-15 07:20:35 EDT
Description of problem:
When SELinux is set to enforcing in el 5.3 with latest updates, I can't dial in using my ADSL connection. This only happens if there is another ethernet connection active when I am dialing in.

Output:
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy kernel: eth1:  setting full-duplex.
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy kernel: type=1400 audit(1240662571.215:4): avc:  denied  { read write } for  pid=2951 comm="pppd" name="pppd2.tdb" dev=dm-0 ino=7209197 scontext=root:system_r:pppd_t:s0 tcontext=root:object_r:var_run_t:s0 tclass=file
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2951]: Warning: couldn't open ppp database /var/run/pppd2.tdb
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2951]: pppd 2.4.4 started by root, uid 0
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2952]: Fatal signal 11
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2952]: Exit.
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2951]: Couldn't get channel number: Input/output error
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy pppd[2951]: Exit.
Apr 25 14:29:31 dialinproxy adsl-connect: ADSL connection lost; attempting re-connection.
Apr 25 14:29:32 dialinproxy avahi-daemon[1939]: New relevant interface eth1.IPv6 for mDNS.
Apr 25 14:29:32 dialinproxy avahi-daemon[1939]: Joining mDNS multicast group on interface eth1.IPv6 with address fe80::201:2ff:fedb:11ed.
Apr 25 14:29:32 dialinproxy avahi-daemon[1939]: Registering new address record for fe80::201:2ff:fedb:11ed on eth1.
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy kernel: type=1400 audit(1240662576.266:5): avc:  denied  { read write } for  pid=2960 comm="pppd" name="pppd2.tdb" dev=dm-0 ino=7209197 scontext=root:system_r:pppd_t:s0 tcontext=root:object_r:var_run_t:s0 tclass=file
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2960]: Warning: couldn't open ppp database /var/run/pppd2.tdb
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2960]: pppd 2.4.4 started by root, uid 0
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2961]: Fatal signal 11
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2961]: Exit.
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2960]: Couldn't get channel number: Input/output error
Apr 25 14:29:36 dialinproxy pppd[2960]: Exit.


selinux-policy-2.4.6-203.el5
rp-pppoe-3.5-32.1
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2009-05-15 10:05:27 EDT
This should be fixed in the 5.4 selinux policy.  Preview is available on 

http://people.redhat.com/dwalsh/SELinux/RHEL5

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