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Old 07-11-2008, 03:14 PM
Dan Thurman
Default ./xauth?

I am not sure what this is, and /.xauth does not
exist, but here is the log:

SELinux is preventing su (initrc_su_t) "execute" to ./xauth (xauth_exec_t).

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by su. It is not expected that this
access is

required by su and this access may signal an intrusion attempt. It is also
possible that the specific version or configuration of the application is
causing it to require additional access.

Allowing Access:

Sometimes labeling problems can cause SELinux denials. You could try to

the default system file context for ./xauth,

restorecon -v './xauth'

If this does not work, there is currently no automatic way to allow this
Instead, you can generate a local policy module to allow this access -
see FAQ
(http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc5/#id2961385) Or you can
SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not

Please file a bug report (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi)
against this package.

Additional Information:

Source Context system_u:system_r:initrc_su_t:s0
Target Context system_ubject_r:xauth_exec_t:s0
Target Objects ./xauth [ file ]
Source su
Source Path /bin/su
Port <Unknown>
Host bronze.cdkkt.com
Source RPM Packages coreutils-6.10-25.fc9
Target RPM Packages
Policy RPM selinux-policy-3.3.1-74.fc9

Selinux Enabled True
Policy Type targeted
MLS Enabled True
Enforcing Mode Enforcing
Plugin Name catchall_file
Host Name bronze.cdkkt.com
Platform Linux bronze.cdkkt.com #1 SMP

Fri Jun 27 16:14:35 EDT 2008 i686 i686
Alert Count 4
First Seen Thu 10 Jul 2008 10:55:02 AM PDT
Last Seen Fri 11 Jul 2008 07:37:29 AM PDT
Local ID bb7e73a6-b94e-4bf3-9ada-46a9ff2ad486
Line Numbers

Raw Audit Messages

host=bronze.cdkkt.com type=AVC msg=audit(1215787049.815:33): avc:
denied { execute } for pid=8831 comm="su" name="xauth" dev=sda6
ino=3121978 scontext=system_u:system_r:initrc_su_t:s0
tcontext=system_ubject_r:xauth_exec_t:s0 tclass=file

host=bronze.cdkkt.com type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1215787049.815:33):
arch=40000003 syscall=33 success=no exit=-13 a0=160642 a1=1 a2=161b80
a3=160642 items=0 ppid=8823 pid=8831 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0
suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="su"
exe="/bin/su" subj=system_u:system_r:initrc_su_t:s0 key=(null)

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