labelling issues

Joe Orton jorton at
Thu Dec 9 16:14:33 UTC 2004

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 08:26:34AM -0500, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 08:19, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> > The 'ls' output indicates that the libpcre shared object is labeled
> > correctly, so I wonder if he had already relabeled it via fixfiles or
> > restorecon prior to running that ls.
> > 
> > The prelink.log file does include some 'Could not get security context"
> > errors (with errno ENODATA), which is interesting, but peculiar that
> > there is no such error for the libpcre shared object, since that is the
> > one that is triggering this denial.  The lack of any context on those
> > files is very odd unless he ran with SELinux disabled for a while (in
> > which case the files would indeed end up with no context if they were
> > updated while SELinux was disabled and he failed to relabel when he
> > re-enabled SELinux).
> Note:  I added a comment to the bugzilla entry with this information and
> also asked the bug reporter several follow-up questions.

Thanks Stephen.  If you'd rather I just CC you immediately the next time
this is reported, or if you have some new questions I should be asking
people, then just let me know.


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