Bug 804337 - SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/NetworkManager from 'read' accesses on the None sysctl.conf.
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/NetworkManager from 'read' accesses on the No...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Miroslav Grepl
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-17 18:00 EDT by Michael Cagle
Modified: 2012-03-21 14:55 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: selinux-policy-3.10.0-104.fc17
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Last Closed: 2012-03-21 14:55:27 EDT
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Description Michael Cagle 2012-03-17 18:00:31 EDT
libreport version: 2.0.8
executable:     /usr/bin/python
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         3.3.0-0.rc7.git0.3.fc17.x86_64
reason:         SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/NetworkManager from 'read' accesses on the None sysctl.conf.
time:           Sat 17 Mar 2012 04:53:55 PM CDT

:SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/NetworkManager from 'read' accesses on the None sysctl.conf.
:*****  Plugin catchall (100. confidence) suggests  ***************************
:If you believe that NetworkManager should be allowed read access on the sysctl.conf <Unknown> 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 NetworkManager /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
:# semodule -i mypol.pp
:Additional Information:
:Source Context                system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0
:Target Context                system_u:object_r:system_conf_t:s0
:Target Objects                sysctl.conf [ None ]
:Source                        NetworkManager
:Source Path                   /usr/sbin/NetworkManager
:Port                          <Unknown>
:Host                          (removed)
:Source RPM Packages           NetworkManager-
:                              64
:Target RPM Packages           
:Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.10.0-89.fc17.noarch selinux-
:                              policy-3.10.0-95.fc17.noarch
:Selinux Enabled               True
:Policy Type                   targeted
:Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
:Host Name                     (removed)
:Platform                      Linux (removed)
:                              3.3.0-0.rc3.git7.2.fc17.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Feb 17
:                              18:55:53 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64
:Alert Count                   1
:First Seen                    Sat 17 Mar 2012 04:14:42 PM CDT
:Last Seen                     Sat 17 Mar 2012 04:14:42 PM CDT
:Local ID                      b2afb222-e554-4200-9083-d8d26461c9c8
:Raw Audit Messages
:type=AVC msg=audit(1332018882.279:26): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=485 comm="NetworkManager" name="sessions" dev="tmpfs" ino=11195 scontext=system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:systemd_logind_sessions_t:s0 tclass=dirnode=(removed) type=AVC msg=audit(1332020017.141:94): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=4024 comm="NetworkManager" name="sysctl.conf" dev="dm-1" ino=918308 scontext=system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:system_conf_t:s0 tclass=filenode=(removed) type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1332020017.141:94): arch=c000003e syscall=2 success=no exit=-13 a0=4c7322 a1=0 a2=666e6f a3=11 items=0 ppid=1 pid=4024 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="NetworkManager" exe="/usr/sbin/NetworkManager" subj=system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0 key=(null)
:Hash: NetworkManager,NetworkManager_t,system_conf_t,None,read
:audit2allowunable to open /sys/fs/selinux/policy:  Permission denied
:audit2allow -Runable to open /sys/fs/selinux/policy:  Permission denied
Comment 1 Miroslav Grepl 2012-03-19 10:32:28 EDT
Fixed in the latest policy. Today I am going to submit a new update.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-03-19 13:56:30 EDT
selinux-policy-3.10.0-103.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-03-20 02:09:33 EDT
Package selinux-policy-3.10.0-104.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing selinux-policy-3.10.0-104.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-03-21 14:55:27 EDT
selinux-policy-3.10.0-104.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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