Bug 599540 - /etc/xen/auto SElinux label prevents xm from accessing it
Summary: /etc/xen/auto SElinux label prevents xm from accessing it
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 579497
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-06-03 13:25 UTC by Tamas Vincze
Modified: 2010-06-03 15:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-03 15:21:00 UTC

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Description Tamas Vincze 2010-06-03 13:25:12 UTC
ls -laZ /etc/xen/auto

drwxr-xr-x  root root system_u:object_r:virt_etc_rw_t  .
drwx------  root root system_u:object_r:virt_etc_t     ..
lrwxrwxrwx  root root user_u:object_r:etc_t            files -> ../files
lrwxrwxrwx  root root root:object_r:virt_etc_rw_t      ha -> ../ha

'xendomains start' fires up 'files' but cannot open the config file for 'ha'.
'xm create ha' works fine.

'service xendomains status' prints:
Checking for xendomains: filesError: Unable to open config file: /etc/xen/auto/ha
 mailgw MISS AUTO: [dead]                                  [FAILED]

AVC denial:
type=AVC msg=audit(1275571307.822:96): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=6514 comm="xm" name="ha" dev=dm-0 ino=819738 scontext=user_u:system_r:xm_t:s0 tcontext=root:object_r:virt_etc_rw_t:s0 tclass=lnk_file

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554777 is closed, but describes the same problem.

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2010-06-03 14:00:02 UTC
What policy version are you running?

Comment 2 Tamas Vincze 2010-06-03 14:03:27 UTC

Comment 3 Miroslav Grepl 2010-06-03 15:19:09 UTC
it will fix in selinux-policy-2.4.6-280.el5.noarch

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Comment 4 Miroslav Grepl 2010-06-03 15:21:00 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 579497 ***

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