vmware: execmod for /lib/tls/libc-2.3.4.so, /lib/libnss_files-2.3.4.so, /lib/ld-2.3.4.so?

Tom London selinux at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 18:37:55 UTC 2005

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 13:26:24 -0500, Stephen Smalley <sds at epoch.ncsc.mil> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 12:10, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> > Current policy should allow unconfined_t to have these perms. If you
> > have allow_execmod set?
> The audit messages in his posting showed the denials happening for
> initrc_t, not unconfined_t.  Why is vmware running in initrc_t?
> --
> Stephen Smalley <sds at epoch.ncsc.mil>
> National Security Agency
Ah... good point.

VMware has stuff in /etc/init.d to install its kernel modules and
setup its networking stuff. So this script is running as initrc_t as
is failing. Because of this, I don't even get to run the 'vmware'

Sorry for the confusion.

Tom London

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