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Bug 452735 - mozplugger does not work with mplayer, totem, selinux, confined domains
Summary: mozplugger does not work with mplayer, totem, selinux, confined domains
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mozplugger
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-24 17:56 UTC by Carl Roth
Modified: 2009-08-20 15:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-08-20 15:23:15 UTC

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Description Carl Roth 2008-06-24 17:56:16 UTC
Description of problem:

I tried using the mozplugger firefox plugin on a system with selinux enforcing
mode...  When I turned on the 'allow_unconfined_nsplugin_transition' boolean it
prevented mozplugger from running.  In my case, the problem was that
mozplugger+mplayer could not read mplayer_etc_t files.  Mplayer runs unconfined
on my system (no additional domain transition), so a possible fix would be as

  type mplayer_etc_t;
read_files_pattern(nsplugin_t, mplayer_etc_t, mplayer_etc_t)

I'm also seeing denials for totem (nsplugin_t --> unconfined_dbusd_t) but I'll
volunteer that this is probably a leaked FD from my ldap auth setup.

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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-06-29 12:25:33 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.3.1-73.fc9.noarch

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