Bug 580996 - SELinux denied access requested by python.
SELinux denied access requested by python.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2010-04-09 13:57 EDT by Wolfram R. Jarisch
Modified: 2010-08-19 07:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-08-19 07:09:55 EDT
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Description Wolfram R. Jarisch 2010-04-09 13:57:06 EDT
Description of problem:

restorecon -v './lib'
lstat(./lib) failed: No such file or directory

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

How reproducible: every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.restorecon -v './lib'
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Expected results:
don't know

Additional info: this happened while trying to repair a dis-functional networked cups printer
Comment 1 Wolfram R. Jarisch 2010-04-09 13:58:44 EDT
sorry - I am a newbie for these reports...
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2010-04-13 10:26:04 EDT
What was the original alert?

The problem is the kernel did not tell the troubleshooter the full path.  The troubleshooter is relying on you to figure out the path.

This will be much better in RHEL6.

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