Firefox 3.6.4 and SElinux (F12)

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at
Fri Jun 25 20:43:50 UTC 2010

On 06/25/2010 10:19 AM, GianPiero Puccioni wrote:
> Hi,
> I just downloaded and installed in /usr/local Firefox 3.6.4 on a F12 and when I try to run
> it it gives a SElinux error:
> SELinux denied access requested by /usr/local/firefox/firefox-bin.
> /usr/local/firefox/firefox-bin is mislabeled.
> /usr/local/firefox/firefox-bin defaultSELinux type is usr_t,
> but its current type is usr_t.
> I don't understand the "It's usr_t but it should be usr_t"
> I tried the suggestion of  "/sbin/restorecon '/usr/local/firefox/firefox-bin'"
> but It doesn't change anything. The old firefox had exactly the same type and it still works.
> It's a standard updated F12 and runs kernel and
> selinux-policy-3.6.32-118.fc12 (I also still have the firefox-3.5.10-1.fc12 installed)
> Any advice?
> Thanks,
> GianPiero
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