Bug 518837 - SELinux is preventing awstats_updatea (awstats_t) "read write" crond_t
Summary: SELinux is preventing awstats_updatea (awstats_t) "read write" crond_t
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: awstats
Version: 11
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aurelien Bompard
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-23 14:28 UTC by faith
Modified: 2010-06-28 14:15 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 14:15:08 UTC

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Description faith 2009-08-23 14:28:06 UTC
Description of problem:  SELinux is preventing awstats_updatea (awstats_t) "read write" crond_t

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

How reproducible:  not sure; guess happens during update attempt

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:


SELinux is preventing awstats_updatea (awstats_t) "read write" crond_t.

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by awstats_updatea. It is not expected that this
access is required by awstats_updatea 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
(http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc5/#id2961385) Or you can disable
SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not recommended.
Please file a bug report (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi)
against this package.

Additional Information:

Source Context                system_u:system_r:awstats_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Target Context                system_u:system_r:crond_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Target Objects                socket [ tcp_socket ]
Source                        awstats_updatea
Source Path                   /usr/bin/perl
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          localhost.localdomain
Source RPM Packages           perl-5.10.0-73.fc11
Target RPM Packages           
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.6.12-69.fc11
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
MLS Enabled                   True
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Plugin Name                   catchall
Host Name                     localhost.localdomain
Platform                      Linux localhost.localdomain
                     #1 SMP Wed Jul 29
                              15:46:46 EDT 2009 i686 i686
Alert Count                   1
First Seen                    Mon 10 Aug 2009 06:01:06 AM EDT
Last Seen                     Mon 10 Aug 2009 06:01:06 AM EDT
Local ID                      e509e880-8f96-4e55-9d18-92556d2c2b8c
Line Numbers                  

Raw Audit Messages            

node=localhost.localdomain type=AVC msg=audit(1249898466.863:2154): avc:  denied  { read write } for  pid=3275 comm="awstats_updatea" path="socket:[4199443]" dev=sockfs ino=4199443 scontext=system_u:system_r:awstats_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:system_r:crond_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tclass=tcp_socket

node=localhost.localdomain type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1249898466.863:2154): arch=40000003 syscall=11 success=yes exit=0 a0=8ee8068 a1=8ee7d38 a2=8ee6d18 a3=8ee7d38 items=0 ppid=3258 pid=3275 auid=0 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=486 comm="awstats_updatea" exe="/usr/bin/perl" subj=system_u:system_r:awstats_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

Comment 1 faith 2009-09-15 23:41:50 UTC
someone, please tell me if this SELinux denial is something that only affected what I was trying to do that day (8/10/09), or if indicates something could be being blocked indefinitely (until addressed).  thank you -

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 14:15:08 UTC
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