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Bug 1187981

Summary: SELinux is preventing souphttpsrc0:sr from 'name_connect' accesses on the tcp_socket port 80.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Joachim Frieben <jfrieben>
Component: selinux-policyAssignee: Miroslav Grepl <mgrepl>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
Severity: unspecified Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 21CC: dominick.grift, dwalsh, jfrieben, lvrabec, mgrepl, plautrba
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Unspecified   
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:1b44412b5a3871960e28683668f6fb918a73698610947b4e30f1187228f0399e
Fixed In Version: selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.3.fc21 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-15 03:29:33 UTC Type: ---
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Description Joachim Frieben 2015-02-01 06:52:03 UTC
Description of problem:
SELinux is preventing souphttpsrc0:sr from 'name_connect' accesses on the tcp_socket port 80.

*****  Plugin catchall (100. confidence) suggests   **************************

If you believe that souphttpsrc0:sr should be allowed name_connect access on the port 80 tcp_socket by default.
Then you should report this as a bug.
You can generate a local policy module to allow this access.
allow this access for now by executing:
# grep souphttpsrc0:sr /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                unconfined_u:unconfined_r:thumb_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Target Context                system_u:object_r:http_port_t:s0
Target Objects                port 80 [ tcp_socket ]
Source                        souphttpsrc0:sr
Source Path                   souphttpsrc0:sr
Port                          80
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           
Target RPM Packages           
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.fc21.noarch
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed) 3.18.3-201.fc21.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon
                              Jan 19 15:59:31 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   3
First Seen                    2015-02-01 07:50:41 CET
Last Seen                     2015-02-01 07:50:41 CET
Local ID                      e31f16a6-2a4f-4102-bd74-69785a2b1915

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1422773441.90:902): avc:  denied  { name_connect } for  pid=19925 comm="souphttpsrc0:sr" dest=80 scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:thumb_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:http_port_t:s0 tclass=tcp_socket permissive=0

Hash: souphttpsrc0:sr,thumb_t,http_port_t,tcp_socket,name_connect

Version-Release number of selected component:

Additional info:
reporter:       libreport-2.3.0
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         3.18.3-201.fc21.x86_64
type:           libreport

Potential duplicate: bug 1030520

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2015-02-01 11:58:32 UTC
This would seem to be a bad idea.  Basically this would allow an application file to connect to a random apache web sight just because you looked at its icon with a file browser.

Perhaps we should just dontaudit network connections by thumb naildrivers.

Joachim, did you notice anything breaking because of this?

Comment 2 Joachim Frieben 2015-02-01 12:36:40 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Walsh from comment #1)
> did you notice anything breaking because of this?

No, actually I do not even know which event triggered this alert.

Comment 3 Lukas Vrabec 2015-02-02 11:53:44 UTC
commit bbbae4a18252dadea1e1c56c460bcbeff2979a3f
Author: Lukas Vrabec <lvrabec>
Date:   Mon Feb 2 12:52:56 2015 +0100

    Dontaudit network connections related to thumb_t. BZ(1187981)

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2015-02-05 13:15:31 UTC
selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.3.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2015-02-06 04:04:06 UTC
Package selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.3.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.3.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2015-02-15 03:29:33 UTC
selinux-policy-3.13.1-105.3.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.