Bug 995840 - SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/openvpn from name_connect access on the tcp_socket
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/openvpn from name_connect access on the tcp_s...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Miroslav Grepl
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-08-11 08:51 EDT by akshay vyas
Modified: 2013-08-24 18:28 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: selinux-policy-3.12.1-73.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-08-24 18:28:25 EDT
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video (6.12 MB, video/ogg)
2013-08-19 09:06 EDT, akshay vyas
no flags Details
Policy (272 bytes, text/plain)
2013-08-19 09:08 EDT, akshay vyas
no flags Details
added openvpn_can_network_connect boolean (360 bytes, text/plain)
2013-08-23 00:26 EDT, akshay vyas
no flags Details

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Description akshay vyas 2013-08-11 08:51:59 EDT
Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/openvpn from name_connect access on the tcp_socket

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@fedorahost Desktop]# rpm -qa | grep selinux-policy

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup openvpn
2. connect to vpn 

Actual results:
selinux prevents name_connect to access a tcp Socket

Expected results:
selinux should allow name_connect to access a tcp Socket

Additional info:

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1376207034.124:657): avc:  denied  { name_connect } for  pid=11113 comm="openvpn" dest=1886 scontext=system_u:system_r:openvpn_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:unreserved_port_t:s0 tclass=tcp_socket

type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1376207034.124:657): arch=i386 syscall=socketcall success=no exit=EINPROGRESS a0=3 a1=bf88bfb0 a2=b7782a6c a3=6 items=0 ppid=11111 pid=11113 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 ses=4294967295 tty=(none) comm=openvpn exe=/usr/sbin/openvpn subj=system_u:system_r:openvpn_t:s0 key=(null)

Hash: openvpn,openvpn_t,unreserved_port_t,tcp_socket,name_connect
Comment 1 Miroslav Grepl 2013-08-19 08:28:47 EDT
So did you setup this port?
Comment 2 akshay vyas 2013-08-19 09:01:13 EDT
no its actually Open Vpn who wants to create a new port to set up a connection

here are th steps to reproduce

1. go to http://vpngate.net

2. select any one serverand sownload its ovpn file

3. go to network and setup vpn connection by selection "import a saved vpn connection"

4. fill all fields and select user name as vpn and password vpn with ca crt of the server

5. Save the connection and connect to vpn

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 3 akshay vyas 2013-08-19 09:06:07 EDT
Created attachment 788035 [details]
Comment 4 akshay vyas 2013-08-19 09:08:00 EDT
Created attachment 788040 [details]
Comment 5 Miroslav Grepl 2013-08-20 08:22:18 EDT
commit e8e5f939773d6dde1e2200a4c8d339584650e4e6
Author: Miroslav Grepl <mgrepl@redhat.com>
Date:   Tue Aug 20 11:09:06 2013 +0200

    Add openvpn_can_network_connect() boolean
Comment 6 akshay vyas 2013-08-23 00:26:02 EDT
Created attachment 789441 [details]
added openvpn_can_network_connect boolean

Does this sound ok ??
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-08-23 11:12:24 EDT
selinux-policy-3.12.1-73.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-08-23 19:59:02 EDT
Package selinux-policy-3.12.1-73.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-3.12.1-73.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2013-08-24 18:28:25 EDT
selinux-policy-3.12.1-73.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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