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Bug 1831327 - SELinux is preventing nmcli from using the 'sys_nice' capabilities.
Summary: SELinux is preventing nmcli from using the 'sys_nice' capabilities.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1811407
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 32
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Zdenek Pytela
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:6f8538f6cf8b795f742346511a6...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-05-04 21:54 UTC by thedatum+bz
Modified: 2020-05-06 13:14 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-05-06 13:14:34 UTC
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Description thedatum+bz 2020-05-04 21:54:18 UTC
Description of problem:
Occurs at boot after upgrading to Fedora 32.
SELinux is preventing nmcli from using the 'sys_nice' capabilities.

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

If you believe that nmcli should have the sys_nice capability 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:
# ausearch -c 'nmcli' --raw | audit2allow -M my-nmcli
# semodule -X 300 -i my-nmcli.pp

Additional Information:
Source Context                system_u:system_r:tlp_t:s0
Target Context                system_u:system_r:tlp_t:s0
Target Objects                Unknown [ capability ]
Source                        nmcli
Source Path                   nmcli
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          (removed)
Source RPM Packages           
Target RPM Packages           
SELinux Policy RPM            selinux-policy-targeted-3.14.5-32.fc32.noarch
Local Policy RPM              selinux-policy-targeted-3.14.5-32.fc32.noarch
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Host Name                     (removed)
Platform                      Linux (removed) 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed
                              Apr 29 19:01:34 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count                   4
First Seen                    2020-04-29 18:10:07 EDT
Last Seen                     2020-05-04 16:11:45 EDT
Local ID                      dcca8d27-ce2d-4eb8-978e-5ec81a4c6922

Raw Audit Messages
type=AVC msg=audit(1588623105.381:271): avc:  denied  { sys_nice } for  pid=2303 comm="nmcli" capability=23  scontext=system_u:system_r:tlp_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:system_r:tlp_t:s0 tclass=capability permissive=0

Hash: nmcli,tlp_t,tlp_t,capability,sys_nice

Version-Release number of selected component:

Additional info:
component:      selinux-policy
reporter:       libreport-2.12.0
hashmarkername: setroubleshoot
kernel:         5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64
type:           libreport

Comment 1 Zdenek Pytela 2020-05-06 13:14:34 UTC
Resolved with latest selinux-policy package update.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1811407 ***

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