firefox and /usr/tmp

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at
Thu Dec 2 13:47:07 UTC 2004

Tom London wrote:

>Running strict/enforcing, latest Rawhide,
>Starting firefox produces:
>Dec  1 18:49:33 fedora kernel: audit(1101955773.849:0): avc:  denied 
>{ read } for  pid=4652 exe=/usr/lib/firefox-1.0/firefox-bin name=tmp
>dev=hda2 ino=4112455 scontext=user_u:user_r:user_mozilla_t
>tcontext=system_u:object_r:tmp_t tclass=lnk_file
>on attempted read of /usr/tmp (link to /var/tmp)
>Should there be a 
>dontaudit user_mozilla_t tmp_t:lnk_file read;
>in mozilla_macros.te ?
No /usr/tmp should no longer be labeled tmp_t but usr_t.  Try a 
restorecon on it.

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