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Bug 161788 - no valid window manager found when opening OpenOffice 1.9.104-1
Summary: no valid window manager found when opening OpenOffice 1.9.104-1
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-27 11:36 UTC by Thaddeus Nielsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: 1.17.30-3.16
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-08-19 09:45:13 UTC

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Description Thaddeus Nielsen 2005-06-27 11:36:09 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050513 Fedora/1.0.4-1.3.1 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
Just installed selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-3.13.  Then tried to open OpenOffice 1.9.104.  Got error that no valid window manager was found.  As soon as I turned off enforcement of targeted policy, then I got into OpenOffice without incident.  This will likely surface when trying to open other software too.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-3.13
2. Run soffice (best from terminal window in order to see error)

Actual Results:  OpenOffice failed to open, gave error that no valid window manager was found

Expected Results:  OpenOffice opens easily when targeted policy enforcement is turned off.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-06-27 11:53:07 UTC
This sounds like a labeling problem.  Are you seeing AVC messages in your log files?


Comment 2 Thaddeus Nielsen 2005-06-27 12:13:30 UTC
Well you may be onto something.  This is from my /var/log/messages after
installing the updated selinux-policy-targeted (what does this tell you?):

Jun 27 06:06:20 bookworm kernel: audit(1119870380.478:0): avc:  granted  {
load_policy } for  pid=3948 exe=/usr/sbin/load_policy
scontext=root:sysadm_r:unconfined_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:security_t
Jun 27 06:09:02 bookworm dbus: avc:  1 AV entries and 1/512 buckets used,
longest chain length 1
Jun 27 06:21:40 bookworm kernel: audit(1119871300.316:0): avc:  denied  {
execmod } for  pid=4401 comm=soffice.bin
path=/opt/openoffice.org1.9.109/program/ dev=dm-0
ino=1739293 scontext=user_u:system_r:unconfined_t
tcontext=system_u:object_r:shlib_t tclass=file

Comment 3 Thaddeus Nielsen 2005-06-29 23:10:18 UTC
Just installed selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-3.15 and then turned on targeted
policy enforcement.  Now openoffice opens up like a charm.  Thank you for your
work.  As far as I'm concerned, this "bug" is "fixed."

Comment 4 Daniel Walsh 2005-07-03 15:20:24 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-3.16

Comment 5 Walter Justen 2005-08-19 09:45:13 UTC
package update is public

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