Bug 741088 - SELinux is preventing /bin/bash from 'execute' accesses on the file /usr/bin/consolehelper.
Summary: SELinux is preventing /bin/bash from 'execute' accesses on the file /usr/bin/...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 14
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: setroubleshoot_trace_hash:4e44d433c1a...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-25 08:49 UTC by Benjamin Kingston
Modified: 2012-08-16 14:41 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-16 14:41:37 UTC

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Description Benjamin Kingston 2011-09-25 08:49:30 UTC
SELinux is preventing /bin/bash from 'execute' accesses on the file /usr/bin/consolehelper.

*****  Plugin catchall (100. confidence) suggests  ***************************

If you believe that bash should be allowed execute access on the consolehelper file by default.
Then you should report this as a bug.
You can generate a local policy module to allow this access.
allow this access for now by executing:
# grep sh /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                system_u:system_r:mount_t:s0
Target Context                system_u:object_r:consolehelper_exec_t:s0
Target Objects                /usr/bin/consolehelper [ file ]
Source                        sh
Source Path                   /bin/bash
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           bash-4.1.7-4.fc14
Target RPM Packages           usermode-1.106.1-1.fc14.1
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.9.7-44.fc14
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed)
                     #1 SMP Thu Sep 1 11:59:56
                              UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   3
First Seen                    Sun 25 Sep 2011 01:13:15 AM MST
Last Seen                     Sun 25 Sep 2011 01:46:37 AM MST
Local ID                      8b334995-c2cb-4d7a-9fbb-29b33d03ed6a

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1316940397.383:44417): avc:  denied  { execute } for  pid=3867 comm="sh" name="consolehelper" dev=dm-1 ino=525368 scontext=system_u:system_r:mount_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:consolehelper_exec_t:s0 tclass=file

type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1316940397.383:44417): arch=x86_64 syscall=access success=no exit=EACCES a0=2208320 a1=1 a2=0 a3=8 items=0 ppid=3866 pid=3867 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm=sh exe=/bin/bash subj=system_u:system_r:mount_t:s0 key=(null)

Hash: sh,mount_t,consolehelper_exec_t,file,execute


#============= mount_t ==============
allow mount_t consolehelper_exec_t:file execute;

audit2allow -R

#============= mount_t ==============
allow mount_t consolehelper_exec_t:file execute;

Comment 1 Miroslav Grepl 2011-09-26 07:32:25 UTC
What were you doing when this happened? Do you have a script running as mount_t and trying to execute consolehelper?

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