gconf alert

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 12:55:08 UTC 2008


On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> wrote:
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>  Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  > On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 12:20 AM, Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> wrote:
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>  >>  Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  >>  > Hi.
>  >>  >
>  >>  > I'm seeing lots of these alerts in rawhide.
>  >>  > Is this "normal" or is it a gnome or selinux issue or is my system problematic?
>  >>  >
>  >>  > Valent.
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>  >>  > --
>  >>  > fedora-selinux-list mailing list
>  >>  > fedora-selinux-list at redhat.com
>  >>  > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-selinux-list
>  >>  Well you are logging in as root via XWindows which is not a good idea
>  >>  and we do not plan to fix the policy for this.  Since it is such a bad
>  >>  idea, and would break any security we have tried to add to SELinux to
>  >>  eliminate the AVC.  You also setup the user to login via user_t?
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>  > I'm not logging in as root to gnome.
>  >
>  > Valent
>  > .
>  >
>  Well the AVC says
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>  host=valent.lan type=AVC msg=audit(1206099072.482:443): avc:  denied  {
>  rename } for  pid=13738 comm="gconfd-2" name="saved_state.tmp" dev=sda9
>  ino=865370 scontext=user_u:user_r:user_t:s0
>  tcontext=user_u:object_r:admin_home_t:s0 tclass=file
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>  host=valent.lan type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1206099072.482:443):
>  arch=40000003 syscall=38 success=yes exit=0 a0=9f59b20 a1=9f57118 a2=0
>  a3=5 items=0 ppid=1 pid=13738 auid=500 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0
>  egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4 comm="gconfd-2"
>  exe="/usr/libexec/gconfd-2" subj=user_u:user_r:user_t:s0 key=(null)
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>  admin_home_t is the label of /root
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>  So either  you have a labeling problem or you have gconfd-2 trying to
>  relabel saved_state.tmp which is labeled the root directory label
>  admin_home_t
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I relabeled my system 2 times in last few days and I'm not running as
gmome as root. I don't know why I'm seeing this alert and that is why
I'm sending you this email.

Valent.

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