Bug 824971 - xguest not allowed to log into XFCE
xguest not allowed to log into XFCE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xguest (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-05-24 13:56 EDT by Russell Golden
Modified: 2013-02-13 09:16 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 09:16:09 EST
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AVC denials generated by xguest login attempt (133.54 KB, text/plain)
2012-05-24 13:56 EDT, Russell Golden
no flags Details
AVC denials after running restorecon (34.07 KB, text/plain)
2012-05-29 13:06 EDT, Russell Golden
no flags Details

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Description Russell Golden 2012-05-24 13:56:23 EDT
Created attachment 586680 [details]
AVC denials generated by xguest login attempt

Description of problem:

When I click "guest" in GDM to log into the system as xguest, I get kicked back to the login screen. I am trying to log into XFCE as xguest. XFCE is the only DE I use.

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

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set preferred desktop to XFCE (or have XFCE as the only installed DE)
2. click "guest" in GDM to log in as xguest
Actual results:
I get kicked back to the login screen

Expected results:
A usable XFCE desktop, heavily sandboxed
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2012-05-24 19:19:31 EDT
Looks like your /var/lib directory is mislabled

restorecon -R -v /var/lib

Should clean it up.
Comment 2 Russell Golden 2012-05-25 13:59:53 EDT
Performed "restorecon -R -vv /var/lib" as instructed. Issue was not cleaned up.

There was something mentioned in #fedora-selinux the other day that might be the cause.

grift directed me to run:
# semanage fcontext -l | grep xguest

This was the output:
/var/lib/xguest/home = /home

Don't know if that's relevant or not.
Comment 3 Miroslav Grepl 2012-05-28 04:54:08 EDT
So you are still not able to log in?
Comment 4 Russell Golden 2012-05-28 11:22:18 EDT
That is correct. I still cannot log in as xguest.
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2012-05-29 11:34:38 EDT
What AVC's are you seeing after fixing the labels in /var/lib
Comment 6 Russell Golden 2012-05-29 13:06:07 EDT
Created attachment 587461 [details]
AVC denials after running restorecon

The AVC denials generated by attempting to log into XFCE as xguest. This is after running the restorecon command as directed (which generated no output) and forcing the audit logs to rotate.
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