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Re: SE Linux errors

On Saturday 15 September 2007 13:39:29 Don Russell wrote:
> Raw Audit Messages :
> avc: denied { getattr } for comm="fetchmail" dev=dm-0 egid=500 euid=500
> exe="/usr/bin/fetchmail" exit=0 fsgid=500 fsuid=500 gid=500 items=0
> name=".fetchmailrc" path="/home/don/.fetchmailrc" pid=2969
> scontext=system_u:system_r:fetchmail_t:s0 sgid=500
> subj=system_u:system_r:fetchmail_t:s0 suid=500 tclass=file
> tcontext=user_u:object_r:user_home_t:s0 tty=(none) uid=500

I'm not an expert, but it sure looks like the policy for fetchmail is
not allowing access to user home directories.  Of course, that would
be a mistake since fetchmail is defined as needing to read
~/.fetchmailrc .

In the past, I have had good luck reading the fedora-selinux-list
mailing list: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-selinux-list .

I don't see anything related to fetchmail back to August on that list.
You might try posting your question to that list.

Garry T. Williams --- +1 678 656-4579

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