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Old 11-19-2007, 07:10 PM
Daniel J Walsh
 
Default SELinux is preventing X (xdm_xserver_t) "search" to (hwdata_t).

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Antonio Olivares wrote:
> After applying rawhide updates and starting up to new kernel 2.6.24-0.38.rc2.git6.fc9, setroubleshoot kicked in and gave the following alert:
>
> Summary
> SELinux is preventing X (xdm_xserver_t) "search" to <Unknown> (hwdata_t).
>
> Detailed Description
> SELinux denied access requested by X. It is not expected that this access is
> required by X 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
> restore the default system file context for <Unknown>, restorecon -v
> <Unknown> If this does not work, there is currently no automatic way to
> allow this access. Instead, you can generate a local policy module to allow
> this access - see http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc5/#id2961385
> Or you can disable SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux
> protection is not recommended. Please file a
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi against this package.
>
> Additional Information
>
> Source Context system_u:system_r:xdm_xserver_t
> Target Context system_ubject_r:hwdata_t
> Target Objects None [ dir ]
> Affected RPM Packages
> Policy RPM selinux-policy-3.0.8-44.fc8
> Selinux Enabled True
> Policy Type targeted
> MLS Enabled True
> Enforcing Mode Enforcing
> Plugin Name plugins.catchall_file
> Host Name localhost
> Platform Linux localhost 2.6.24-0.38.rc2.git6.fc9 #1 SMP
> Fri Nov 16 17:20:39 EST 2007 i686 athlon
> Alert Count 1
> First Seen Mon 19 Nov 2007 07:25:42 AM CST
> Last Seen Mon 19 Nov 2007 07:25:42 AM CST
> Local ID a1fc1316-a17e-43d6-8163-a6899b0cc65c
> Line Numbers
>
> Raw Audit Messages
>
> avc: denied { search } for comm=X dev=dm-0 name=hwdata pid=2802
> scontext=system_u:system_r:xdm_xserver_t:s0 tclass=dir
> tcontext=system_ubject_r:hwdata_t:s0
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Antonio
>
>
>
>
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Fixed in selinux-policy-3.1.2-1.fc9
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