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Bug 153963

Summary: SELinux warnings when starting up PostgreSQL first time
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Florin Andrei <florin>
Component: selinux-policy-targetedAssignee: Daniel Walsh <dwalsh>
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Description Florin Andrei 2005-04-06 05:50:47 UTC
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Description of problem:
Fresh minimal install via kickstart, SELinux set to permissive. When launching PostgreSQL for the first time, i get these in /var/log/messages:

Apr  5 22:45:46 demo kernel: audit(1112766346.171:0): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=3597 exe=/bin/cp name=config dev=hda2 ino=2261414 scontext=root:system_r:postgresql_t tcontext=user_u:object_r:selinux_config_t tclass=file
Apr  5 22:45:46 demo kernel: audit(1112766346.175:0): avc:  denied  { getattr } for  pid=3597 exe=/bin/cp path=/etc/selinux/config dev=hda2 ino=2261414 scontext=root:system_r:postgresql_t tcontext=user_u:object_r:selinux_config_t tclass=file

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.see above

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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-04-06 11:30:59 UTC
This is not a bug.  Permissive mode gives you more AVC messages then Enforcing.
 Since there is a dontaudit in the postgres rules that would stop it from even
trying to access these files.