[Bug 164992] New: Mod_proxy does not work with SElinux default policy

Joe Orton jorton at redhat.com
Wed Aug 3 12:11:12 UTC 2005

I wonder whether this boolean should really just be "on" by default.

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Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 08:02:27 -0400
Subject: [Bug 164992]  New: Mod_proxy does not work with SElinux default policy

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           Summary: Mod_proxy does not work with SElinux default policy
           Product: Fedora Core
           Version: fc4
          Platform: i386
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: low
          Priority: normal
         Component: httpd
        AssignedTo: jorton at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: trash_alias at swing.be
   Estimated Hours: 0.0

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Description of problem:
Bad: mod_proxy fail if selinux is enabled

[Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [debug] proxy_http.c(67): proxy: HTTP: canonicalising URL //webmail.XXX.be/exchange/
[Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [debug] mod_proxy.c(419): Trying to run scheme_handler
[Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [debug] proxy_http.c(1062): proxy: HTTP: serving URL https://webmail.XXX.be/exchange/
[Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [debug] proxy_http.c(186): proxy: HTTP connecting https://webmail.XXX.be/exchange/ to webmail.XXX.be:443
[Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [debug] proxy_util.c(1139): proxy: HTTP: fam 2 socket created to
connect to webmail.XXX.be
Bad: [Wed Aug 03 13:52:12 2005] [error] (13)Permission denied: proxy: HTTP: attempt to connect to (webmail.XXX.be) failed

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-targeted-1.25.3-9 httpd-2.0.54-10.1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.setenforce 1
2.access your http server configured ro reverse proxying
3.fail with message: BAD gateway
4. setenforce 0
5. it work.

Expected Results:  I would expect the default policy to allow proxying and Message is not explicit and I had to search a long time to understand....

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