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Bug 456020 - ssmtp can't send logwatch email
Summary: ssmtp can't send logwatch email
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted
Version: 9
Hardware: noarch
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-20 21:06 UTC by Vegard Lima
Modified: 2008-08-07 14:46 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-08-07 14:46:59 UTC

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Description Vegard Lima 2008-07-20 21:06:16 UTC
Description of problem:

selinux prevents ssmtp from sending email.

host=xxx type=AVC msg=audit(1216435357.179:141): avc:  denied  { name_connect }
for  pid=15667 comm="sendmail" dest=25
tcontext=system_u:object_r:smtp_port_t:s0 tclass=tcp_socket

host=xxx type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1216435357.179:141): arch=40000003 syscall=102
success=no exit=-13 a0=3 a1=bfb44ee0 a2=9dccad8 a3=3 items=0 ppid=15563
pid=15667 auid=0 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0
tty=(none) ses=16 comm="sendmail" exe="/usr/sbin/ssmtp"
subj=system_u:system_r:logwatch_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

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

(and ssmtp-2.61-11.5.fc9.3.i386)

How reproducible: Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use ssmtp as mta and let cron.daily run logwatch.

Is this related to bug 448608 ?

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-07-22 10:32:05 UTC
If you chcon -t sendmail_exec_t /usr/sbin/ssmtp

Does it work?

Comment 2 Vegard Lima 2008-07-23 09:26:09 UTC
Yes it does. Thanks.

Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2008-07-24 17:53:26 UTC
Fixed in selinux-policy-3.3.1-80.fc9.noarch

Comment 4 Vegard Lima 2008-08-07 12:50:36 UTC
Feel free to close this.
Does work with selinux-policy-3.3.1-82.fc9.noarch

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