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Bug 1355644 - SELinux is denying pmlogger open access to config.default
Summary: SELinux is denying pmlogger open access to config.default
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 7.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Lukas Vrabec
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Depends On:
Blocks: 1420851
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-12 07:16 UTC by Steeve Goveas
Modified: 2017-03-22 22:20 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-03-22 22:20:10 UTC
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Description Steeve Goveas 2016-07-12 07:16:36 UTC
Description of problem:
SELinux is denying pmlogger open access to config.default

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Actual results:
Observed this in TPS srpmtests

time->Fri Jul  8 09:55:31 2016
type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1467986131.485:201347): arch=c0000015 syscall=5 success=no exit=-13 a0=1000edf0010 a1=0 a2=1b6 a3=0 items=0 ppid=2060 pid=9569 auid=985 uid=985 gid=981 euid=985 suid=985 fsuid=985 egid=981 sgid=981 fsgid=981 tty=(none) ses=8382 comm="pmlogger" exe="/usr/bin/pmlogger" subj=system_u:system_r:pcp_pmlogger_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)
type=AVC msg=audit(1467986131.485:201347): avc:  denied  { open } for  pid=9569 comm="pmlogger" path="/var/lib/pcp/config/pmlogger/config.default" dev="dm-1" ino=203360709 scontext=system_u:system_r:pcp_pmlogger_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:tmp_t:s0 tclass=file

Expected results:
No avc errors

Comment 1 Milos Malik 2016-07-12 07:22:04 UTC
It's strange that the config.default file is labeled tmp_t, it should have a different label:

# matchpathcon /var/lib/pcp/config/pmlogger/config.default
/var/lib/pcp/config/pmlogger/config.default	system_u:object_r:pcp_var_lib_t:s0

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