Bug 715315 - Audit remote client gets disk_error event from an auditd server instead of disk_full
Summary: Audit remote client gets disk_error event from an auditd server instead of di...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: audit
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
high
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Steve Grubb
QA Contact: Ondrej Moriš
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Blocks: RHEL62CCC 730907 846801 846802
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Reported: 2011-06-22 14:27 UTC by Eduard Benes
Modified: 2012-08-08 18:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-12-06 18:20:12 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:1739 normal SHIPPED_LIVE audit bug fix and enhancement update 2011-12-06 01:01:51 UTC

Description Eduard Benes 2011-06-22 14:27:01 UTC
Description of problem:
Audit remote client gets disk_error event ack from the server when the disk is full on the server. This way the disk_error_action will be executed instead of configured disk_full_action.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
audit-2.1-5

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. simulate full disk for audit.log to trigger disk_full_action
2. auditctl -m "we want to trigger disk_full_action"
3. 
  
Actual results:
disk_error_action is used instead of disk_full_action

Expected results:
disk_full_action shoudl be triggered as configured

Additional info:
I believe the problem is in write_to_log() function from src/auditd-event.c if statement (saved_errno == ENOSPC && fs_space_left == 1) where it fails on fs_space_left=0 and does not get to do_disk_full_action().

Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2011-06-24 18:48:25 UTC
Patched upstream.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2011-08-04 20:29:59 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has 
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed 
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update release.

Comment 3 Steve Grubb 2011-08-15 20:51:25 UTC
This was addressed in audit-2.1.3-1.el6

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2011-12-06 18:20:12 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2011-1739.html


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