Fedora Core 6 Update: setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6

Daniel Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Tue Nov 28 20:39:42 UTC 2006

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : setroubleshoot
Version     : 1.7.1
Release     : 1.fc6
Summary     : Helps troubleshoot SELinux problems
Description :
Provides tools to help diagnose SELinux problems. When AVC messages
are generated an alert can be generated that will give information
about the problem and help track its resolution. Alerts can be configured
to user preference. The same tools can be run on existing log files.


* Thu Nov 23 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.7.1-1
- New Icon and translations
* Tue Nov 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.7-1
* Add command line utilities
	* logfile scanning finally seems to work connected to browser
	* Additional Information section of report now includes line
	number information (if alert was generated from logfile)
	* replace database update_callback() with notify interface, a more
	generic solution more easily shared between components

	* object implementing rpc method is now explicitly attached via
	connect_rpc_interface() instead of walking the MRO chain with
	magic exclusions. explicitly connecting is more flexible and
	robust (no getting the wrong object by mistake)
	* fix handling of return args in local rpc case

	* fix signal connections between audit and logfile

	* split databae and database_properties for audit and logfile

	* fix initial connection state

	* fix lookup_local_id
* Wed Nov  8 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.5-1
- Speed up startup of service
* Mon Nov  6 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.4-1
- Many fixes
- Changed the api
* Tue Oct 24 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.3-1
- Speed enhancments
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* log file parsing now approx 4 times faster
	* greatly enhance the statistics reporting capability in attempt
	to diagnose slow log file parsing performance

	* make gathering of environmenatal information optional,
	environment information is only relevant at the time the 
	alert fires, not in a post processing scenario

	* clean up several places where environmental information was
	assumed and/or was always gathered, or gathered in the wrong place.
* Tue Oct 17 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.2-1
- Fix signature for PORT_NUMBER src command
* Tue Oct  3 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.1-1
- Additional Plugins for port_t and device_t and mislabled files.
* Tue Oct  3 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 1.0-1
- Release of first version
- Fix icon
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* Memory leak fixes
	* Substitution fixes
	* File names in hex fixes
* Fri Sep 29 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.48-1
- Sealert only notify dropped connection once
- setroubleshoot shutdown cleanly
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* Gui cleanups
* Wed Sep 27 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.47-1
* Change close key binding to ctrl-w
* Tue Sep 26 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.46-1
-  Add new plugins cvs_data, rsync_data, xen_image, swapfile, samba_share

- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>

	* clear the GUI of old data before loading new data,
	fix the code used to display the filter icon in the filter column
* Tue Sep 26 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.45-1
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>

	* Major rewrite of the client/server RPC code,
* Sat Sep 16 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.44-1
- Fix Affected RPMS handling
* Fri Sep 15 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.43-1
- Fix mail handling 
	* fix bugs related to recording per user per signature filtering
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* fix bugs related to recording per user per signature filtering
- Karl MacMillan <kmacmill at redhat.com>
	* Add signal handling to client and server.
	* Fix minor plugin bugs.
* Thu Sep  7 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.42-1
- Karl MacMillan
	* Add rpm information for target.
	* Add hostname and uname to signature info
	* Add display of the full AVC
	* Add display of the analysis id
	* Change html generation to be separated out and us elemmenttree
- John Dennis
	* add CommunicationChannel class to encapsulate data transfer
	operations, in particular to provide an object threads can lock
	during data transfer.
	* checkpoint the logfile scanning code, somewhat working
* Thu Aug 31 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.41-1
- Fix printing
* Thu Aug 31 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.40-1
- Fix notification window problems.  Now dissappears and does not regenerate if
it has already been seen
* Thu Aug 31 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.39-1
- Add Icon
- John Dennis
	* dispatcher.py: rework how audit messages injected into the
	system and processed. Much of this work was in support of log file
	scanning which should be coupled to the exact same processing code
	as audit messages arriving from the audit socket. In essence log
	file scanning synthesizes an audit message and we inject it into
	the system the same way socket messages are injected. This was
	also an excellent moment correctly handle out of order audit
	messages, something we were not able to handle previously. This
	may have been contributing to splitting what should have been a
	single alert into two or more separate alerts because we didn't
	recongize the incoming audit events as a single event. Correctly
	assembling out of order messages introduced a fair amount of extra
	complexity as we now maintain a cache of recent audit events, this
	is fully documented in dispatcher.py

	* Turn notifications back on by default.
- Karl MacMillan
	* Separated out HTML rendering and made it easier to translate.
* Wed Aug 30 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.38-1
- 	Dan Walsh
	* Hook up the rest of the menu bars on browser window
	* Add public_content.py plugin

- John Dennis  
	* add delete_signatures() method to AlertClient class
        * start using the AppBar in the browser.
	* "open logfile" now connected all the way from browser menu
	to server rpc, still needs implementation, but "plumbing" is working.
	* fixes for the date/time dialog
	* remove install of setroubleshoot.glade, we now only use
	* some fixed to DateTimeDialog
* Fri Aug 25 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.37-1
- Add back in the status icon
* Thu Aug 24 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.36-1
- change dbclear trigger to 0.35
* Thu Aug 24 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.35-1
- add sorting on category column and seen column in browser,
  fix reference to my_draw() in print function.
- make browser window hidden by default so it does not flash
  when it's first realized, connect to the "realize" signal to
  initially position the vpane, add signal handlers to track
  when the browser is visible, the presentation of the status
  icon now checks if the browser is visible, the status icon is
  not presented if the browser is already displayed.
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.34-1
- Standardize on the browser. remove alert window
-  John Dennis  Changes
	* remove all vestiges of popup alert, now browser is the only
	UI game in town
	* restore the automatic updating of the browser window which had
	been a regression, the AlertClient class now emits signals which
	the GUI classes can connect to receive signals from the fault server,
	also fix the "mark seen" regression
	* browser.py: restore mark_seen timeout
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.33-1
- Spell check plugins
- fix dbus instantiation
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.32-1
- Add avc_syslog to syslog translated avc message
- Fix submitbug button
-  John Dennis  Changes
	* fix signature inflation, all data attached to a signature is now
	encapsulated in a SEFaultSignatureInfo (siginfo) class. The GUI no
	longer reaches into a signature looking for information, it looks
	in the siginfo. The Plugin class now defines the method
	get_signature() which report() calls to obtain the signature. The
	default signature provided by the Plugin class includes the
	analysisID, an AVC with just the src & target contexts, and the
	object_path. All data accesses and parameters which had been "sig
	and solution" are now done via the unified siginfo class. There is
	still a bit more work to be done on this but this represents a
	reasonble point to checkpoint the code in CVS.
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.31-1
- Fix desktop
* Tue Aug 22 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.30-1
* fix bug #203479, missing requires of audit-libs-python

	* add support to sealert to listen on a dbus session signal to display
	the gui. This is needed for when the status icon is not visible and
	the user wants to see the UI. There is now a seperate program
	setroubleshoot_launch_gui which emits the signal.
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.29-1
- Add Requires: audit-libs-python
- Add translations
* Mon Aug 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.28-1
- Fix allow_execmem.py file 
- Add translations
* Mon Aug 21 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.27-1
* load_plugins() now catches exceptions when a plugin won't load,
	reports the traceback in the log file, and continues with the next
	plugin. Previously a bad plugin caused the entire plugin loading
	to abort and no plugins were loaded.
	* Add "daemon_name" to automake variables, change pid file to match

	* turn off "noreplace" on config file till things settle down a bit

	* browser.py now validates data, also test for missing column data in the
	cell_data function to avoid exceptions.

	* add stub for analyzie_logfile() rpc call

	* turn off balloon notifications by default in config file,
	libnotify is just plain busted at this point :-(

	* only the setroubleshootd daemon creates it's log file
	under /var/log now, the user app's do it in /tmp, change file
	permissions on /var/log/setroubleshoot back to 0644.

	* sealert now looks up the username rather than hardcoding it to "foo"
	* CamelCase to lowercase_underscore clean up
* Mon Aug 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.26-1
- Zero out datbase.xml for updated browser
* Mon Aug 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.25-1
- Fix 64 bit issue that caused runaway problem
* Sun Aug 20 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.24-1
- add missing runcmd
* Thu Aug 17 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.23-1
* fix for bug #202206, require correct version of audit,
	fixes for audit connection.
* Thu Aug 10 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.20-1
* add html support
	* remove setroubleshoot_dispatcher
* Tue Aug  8 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.19-1
2006-08-08  Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com>
	* Fix up handling of mls ranges in context
	* Cleanup some pychecker errors

2006-08-07  John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* add first seen, last seen, and report count to alert detail view

	* make the seen icon work, if the alert has been displayed more
	than N seconds, mark the alert as having been seen by the user
	and update the icon is the list view

	* change the schema for the xml data; the database now has a version,
	there is a local id attached to each signature, the filter list in
	the siginfo was replaced by a list of per user data, the per user
	data now contains the filter, seen_flag. Modify all the code which
	was operating on the filter information to use the new model.

	* fix the xml serialization so that booleans can be used as a basic
	type and also so that non-string types can be used in element
	attributes (e.g. int, bool) and the serialization code will
	automatically convert between python types and strings.
* Mon Aug  7 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.18-1
- Add dispatcher.py
* Sat Aug  5 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.17-1
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* clean up and rework the timestamp code in util.py so that
	time zones are handled properly, there were a number of bugs.
	Hopefully it's correct now because timezone handling is a pain.
	* change the time format in the browser so all times are displayed
	identically, the friendly time relative format was hard to compare.
	* modify the plugin 'make install' to delete all existing plugin's
	  prior to installing the new ones

	* add popup menu to status icon to choose between browser and
	alert GUI (not fully connected yet). Several bug fixes related
	to changing the filter_type from a string to an int.
	* add filter selection to bottom pane, change filter_type from
	string to integer constant. Enhance how columns are handled.
	Get init_combo_box to work. Remove unused RPM and Bugzilla
	fields from bottom pane. Modify the default size of the browser
	window. Fix missing import in util.py.
	* add ability in broswer to sort on columns, initially the report
	count column and the last seen date column. The date column now
	stores a TimeStamp object instead of a string. Add new method
	to TimeStamp to return a friendly string relative to the current
	time. The date column in the browser now has a cell data function
	which invokes the friendly format method of the TimeStamp object.

	* add ability fo serialize to/from xml for classes which can
	inititialized from strings and serialized as strings (e.g. numbers,
	TimeStamps, etc.)
	* add count of how many times a signature is reported, the date
	when first and last reported, add columns for report count and
	last date count to browser.
	* checkpoint browser code, list pane and detail pane now working.
	* add initial support for browser applet, move some functions which
	kept getting reused to util.py
	* add reporting of environment to email alert (email alerts still
	need work)

- Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com>

	* Fix disable_trans.py set_boolean call
	* Complete all boolean plugins except disable
	* Change interface to use audit unix domain socket
* Fri Jul 28 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.16-1
- John Dennis  <jdennis at redhat.com>
	* modify SetFilter in server to return errors instead of
	throwing an exception. Default the filter list on each alert display.
	* minor tweaks to alert queue handling
	* fix analyze() parameter list in ftp_is_daemon.py plugin
	* sealert now responds to pending alerts more correctly, it shows
	how many pending alerts are in the queue, if you filter the pending
	alert status is updated, the next alert button will advance you
	to the next alert in the queue
	* simplify major pieces of sealert by coalescing common code
	into subroutines.
- Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com>
	* Complete all boolean plugins except disable
	* Make Close button work.
	* Make setroubleshoot_dispatcher exit if it gets an avc about itself
* Wed Jul 26 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.15-1
-  Karl MacMillan 
	* Add generic templating mechanism to Plugin
	* Ported all plugins to use templating mechanism
* Sat Jul 22 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.13-1
- Fixes to plugins
- Fixes to dispatcher
* Fri Jul 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.12-1
* Fix problem in dispatcher
* Fri Jul 21 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.11-1 
* add email alerts
	* stop the status icon from blinking, add notification balloon.
* Fri Jul 21 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.10-1
- Fix startup order for setrobleshoot
- Fix Plugins
* Thu Jul 20 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.9-1
- Additional Plugins plus a lot of cleanup
* Wed Jul 19 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.8-1
- Added a bunch more plugins
- From 2006-07-19  Karl MacMillan  <kmacmill at localhost.localdomain>
- Add allow_cvs_read_shadow.py, allow_ftp_use_cifs, allow_ftp_use_nfs, and allow_gssd_read_tmp.
- Change AVC to have additional helpers for matching messages.
- Change Plugin to work better with more than one solution.
* Wed Jul 19 2006 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 0.7-1
- Fix setroubleshoot_dispatcher to catch all information from avc.  Much cleaner interface and no longer uses audit2allow cruft.
- Remove toolbar from popup window since it did nothing, and I think it looks better without it.
- fix allow_execmod plugin to report better data.
* Mon Jun 26 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.3-1
- add missing /var/log directory %files section in spec file, and add
  logrotate script
* Mon Jun 26 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.2-1
- clean up spec file, reduce rpmlint complaints
* Fri May 19 2006 John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> - 0.1-1
- Initial build.

This update can be downloaded from:

6ed8e4b795d362b46bee6f1341360450e358988e  SRPMS/setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6.src.rpm
6ed8e4b795d362b46bee6f1341360450e358988e  noarch/setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6.src.rpm
1b28f4ef8499fd8fe13884b1e431ce30520cf933  ppc/setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6.noarch.rpm
1b28f4ef8499fd8fe13884b1e431ce30520cf933  x86_64/setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6.noarch.rpm
1b28f4ef8499fd8fe13884b1e431ce30520cf933  i386/setroubleshoot-1.7.1-1.fc6.noarch.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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