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Bug 455033 - kadmind is not able to write to /var/kerberos/krbkdc/principal.ok file
Summary: kadmind is not able to write to /var/kerberos/krbkdc/principal.ok file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-11 15:46 UTC by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2012-10-16 08:27 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-20 21:32:10 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0163 normal SHIPPED_LIVE selinux-policy bug fix and enhancement update 2009-01-20 16:05:21 UTC

Description Daniel Walsh 2008-07-11 15:46:59 UTC
Description of problem:

This is a problem with the file labeling as well as kerberos not creating it
with the correct label at creation.

File should be labeled krbkdc_lock_t and kadmin and krb5kdc should be able to
write/lock this file.

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-07-11 15:59:53 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2008-07-16 18:35:01 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-2.4.6-142.el5 

Comment 7 Dax Kelson 2008-10-14 20:28:52 UTC
When is this going to be released as an errata package? This is biting us.

Comment 8 Dax Kelson 2008-10-14 20:44:42 UTC
Also which type is correct? krbkdc_lock_t or krb5kdc_principal_t

Comment 9 Daniel Walsh 2008-10-15 01:50:46 UTC
You can down load preview copies from

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 21:32:10 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

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