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Bug 159302 - mailman can't remove a mailinglist
Summary: mailman can't remove a mailinglist
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy-targeted
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-01 15:38 UTC by David Juran
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 1.17.30-2.88
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-06-13 09:06:20 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description David Juran 2005-06-01 15:38:20 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050512 Red Hat/1.7.8-

Description of problem:
When removing a mailing list from the mailman web interface the following line shows up in /var/log/messages

Jun  1 17:27:52 jackson kernel: audit(1117639672.455:0): avc:  denied  { rmdir } for  pid=27568 exe=/usr/bin/python name=2005-June dev=dm-2 ino=1488096 scontext=root:system_r:mailman_cgi_t tcontext=root:object_r:mailman_archive_t tclass=dir

I have mailman-2.1.5-33.rhel4 installed

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. remove a mailing list from the mailman web interface


Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-06-02 12:06:58 UTC
Please update to the U1 policy available on

It should fix this problem.

Comment 2 David Juran 2005-06-07 12:23:34 UTC
Yes, with selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-2.88 everything works fine (-:

Comment 3 David Juran 2005-06-07 18:58:33 UTC
AFAIK, the errata isn't officially released yet, so I'll reopen this bug until
it is.

Comment 4 David Juran 2005-06-13 09:06:20 UTC
Now however, I can agree to close this bug (-:

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