Latest selinux-policy and selinux-policy-targeted update breaks RPM scriptlets execution

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Fri Jan 17 12:34:56 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 7:29 AM, Rubin <rubin at> wrote:
> Hi Fedora,
> Just a quick note that the latest selinux-policy and
> selinux-policy-targeted breaks RPM scriptlet execution (pre, post,
> postun, etc).
> I've verified this on two separate systems (my laptop, a desktop at
> work). The versions causing this is:
> 0:3.12.1-116.fc20 (for both packages)
> This is pretty serious in that it affects future updates (ie. after
> installing these two, all future updates/installs of RPM packages will
> either fail completely (verified with yum install pidgin) or fail in
> subtler ways (yum remove gnome-tweak-tool, see %postun fail with exit
> code 127)).
> Note that I verified that this does not happen with the previous version
> of selinux-policy and selinux-policy-targeted that I have (3.12.1-106.fc20).

There's an update in updates-testing that fixes this.  If you have
installed -106, you need to set SELinux to permissive before
installing the fixed packages.


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