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Bug 528770 - Selinux preventing password reset
Summary: Selinux preventing password reset
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-10-13 16:13 UTC by Mike McGrath
Modified: 2009-10-13 22:13 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-10-13 22:13:33 UTC
Type: ---

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Generated from a recent rawhide. (2.01 KB, application/octet-stream)
2009-10-13 16:13 UTC, Mike McGrath
no flags Details

Description Mike McGrath 2009-10-13 16:13:44 UTC
Created attachment 364623 [details]
Generated from a recent rawhide.

Description of problem:

Boot into single user mode with selinux enforcing, run passwd.

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


How reproducible:

every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reboot
2. append 'single' to the kernel params
3. run passwd
Actual results:

passwd generates a denial (see attached)

Expected results:

Should prompt for a new root password.

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2009-10-13 22:13:33 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.6.32-26.fc12.noarch

Looks like passwd_t needs to read the console for this to work.

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