Bug 929374 - SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/systemctl from 'lock' accesses on the file /run/utmp.
Summary: SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/systemctl from 'lock' accesses on the file /ru...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 19
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:c237f5fe5823e020dd37e014d0d...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-03-30 03:45 UTC by Peter Trenholme
Modified: 2013-04-19 05:55 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-04-19 05:55:01 UTC
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Description Peter Trenholme 2013-03-30 03:45:02 UTC
Description of problem:
Way wouldn't systemd be allowed to release a lock when the temp file is closed?
SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/systemctl from 'lock' accesses on the file /run/utmp.

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

If you believe that systemctl should be allowed lock access on the utmp 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 runlevel /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                system_u:system_r:abrt_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Target Context                system_u:object_r:initrc_var_run_t:s0
Target Objects                /run/utmp [ file ]
Source                        runlevel
Source Path                   /usr/bin/systemctl
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           systemd-200-2.fc19.x86_64
Target RPM Packages           initscripts-9.45-2.fc19.x86_64
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.12.1-24.fc19.noarch
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Permissive
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed) 3.9.0-0.rc4.git0.1.fc19.x86_64 #1
                              SMP Mon Mar 25 02:31:02 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   1
First Seen                    2013-03-29 20:40:02 PDT
Last Seen                     2013-03-29 20:40:02 PDT
Local ID                      6708684f-adac-4608-9a70-0798dfee8c6f

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1364614802.360:1113): avc:  denied  { lock } for  pid=25350 comm="runlevel" path="/run/utmp" dev="tmpfs" ino=15583 scontext=system_u:system_r:abrt_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:initrc_var_run_t:s0 tclass=file

type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1364614802.360:1113): arch=x86_64 syscall=fcntl success=yes exit=0 a0=3 a1=7 a2=7fff2b44d520 a3=8 items=0 ppid=25349 pid=25350 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 ses=4294967295 tty=(none) comm=runlevel exe=/usr/bin/systemctl subj=system_u:system_r:abrt_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

Hash: runlevel,abrt_t,initrc_var_run_t,file,lock


#============= abrt_t ==============
allow abrt_t initrc_var_run_t:file lock;

audit2allow -R
require {
	type abrt_t;

#============= abrt_t ==============

Additional info:
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         3.9.0-0.rc4.git0.1.fc19.x86_64
type:           libreport

Potential duplicate: bug 928989

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2013-04-01 14:14:45 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.12.1-25.fc19.noarch

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-04-08 11:43:25 UTC
selinux-policy-3.12.1-28.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-04-08 15:55:16 UTC
Package selinux-policy-3.12.1-28.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing selinux-policy-3.12.1-28.fc19'
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 2013-04-19 05:55:03 UTC
selinux-policy-3.12.1-28.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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