Bug 629221 - selinux prevents samba write to keytab
selinux prevents samba write to keytab
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2010-09-01 06:53 EDT by Karel Volný
Modified: 2010-09-01 09:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-09-01 09:28:17 EDT
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Description Karel Volný 2010-09-01 06:53:20 EDT
Description of problem:
the 'net' command needs to write to /etc/krb5.keytab which is denied by selinux

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create some samba setup
2. rm /etc/krb5.keytab
3. net ads keytab add ...
Actual results:
host=ibm-js12-vios-01-lp3.rhts.eng.bos.redhat.com type=AVC msg=audit(1283337714.448:75): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=24398 comm="net" name="etc" dev=dm-0 ino=1835009 scontext=root:system_r:samba_net_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:etc_t:s0 tclass=dir

host=ibm-js12-vios-01-lp3.rhts.eng.bos.redhat.com type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1283337714.448:75): arch=80000015 syscall=5 success=no exit=-13 a0=8463390 a1=c2 a2=180 a3=1b6 items=0 ppid=23873 pid=24398 auid=0 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=pts1 ses=3 comm="net" exe="/usr/bin/net" subj=root:system_r:samba_net_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

Expected results:
no selinux errors

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2010-09-01 09:28:17 EDT
restorecon /etc/krb5.keytab

Which will put the correct label on the file.

Then SELinux will dontaudit the access since it does not need it.

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