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Old 07-15-2008, 12:03 AM
Dan Thurman
Default SELinux is preventing pidof (hotplug_t) "ptrace" to (hotplug_t)

Daniel B. Thurman wrote:

The most recent yum update changed, and I have no
clue what this is. Obtained from the system logs.

I get:
sealert -l 3f210834-3d3f-4247-a909-cd1219519138

SELinux is preventing pidof (hotplug_t) "ptrace" to <Unknown>

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by pidof. It is not expected that this
access is
required by pidof and this access may signal an intrusion attempt. It is
possible that the specific version or configuration of the application is
causing it to require additional access.

Allowing Access:

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

against this package.

Additional Information:

Source Context system_u:system_r:hotplug_t:s0
Target Context system_u:system_r:hotplug_t:s0
Target Objects None [ process ]
Source pidof
Source Path /sbin/killall5
Port <Unknown>
Host bronze.cdkkt.com
Source RPM Packages sysvinit-tools-2.86-24
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
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 Mon Jul 14 08:07:44 2008
Last Seen Mon Jul 14 16:45:58 2008
Local ID 3f210834-3d3f-4247-a909-cd1219519138
Line Numbers

Raw Audit Messages

host=bronze.cdkkt.com type=AVC msg=audit(1216079158.438:534): avc:
denied { ptrace } for pid=12710 comm="pidof"

tcontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t:s0 tclass=process

host=bronze.cdkkt.com type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1216079158.438:534):
arch=40000003 syscall=85 success=no exit=-13 a0=bfe68728 a1=a022ba8
a2=1000 a3=bfe6862f items=0 ppid=12675 pid=12710 auid=4294967295 uid=0
gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none)
ses=4294967295 comm="pidof" exe="/sbin/killall5"
subj=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t:s0 key=(null)

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Please disreard this message. I think it was due to an unplugged
Ethernet cable.


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