Bug 884613 - prelink mislabels /etc/prelink.cache
Summary: prelink mislabels /etc/prelink.cache
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: prelink
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 1050144
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-12-06 12:10 UTC by Daniel Qarras
Modified: 2015-02-17 14:36 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
: 1050144 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2015-02-17 14:36:04 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Daniel Qarras 2012-12-06 12:10:38 UTC
Description of problem:
root@localhost:~# restorecon -v /etc/prelink.cache
root@localhost:~# prelink -amR
root@localhost:~# restorecon -v /etc/prelink.cache
restorecon reset /etc/prelink.cache context unconfined_u:object_r:etc_t:s0->unconfined_u:object_r:prelink_cache_t:s0
root@localhost:~# rpm -q selinux-policy-targeted

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2012-12-06 20:58:54 UTC
Can you change prelink to not use a random name when creating a backup for /etc/prelink.cache or move the cache file to /var/cache/prelink/prelink.cache

Basically to maintain the labeling on this file we either need to transition out of unconfined_t which we do not want to do, or we need to write a filetrans rule with a name.  We can not do this with random names since the kernel does not support regex or globs.

Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 15:06:45 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

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