selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-2.90 troubles. (FC3)
Daniel J Walsh
dwalsh at redhat.com
Thu Mar 31 03:22:10 UTC 2005
Omri Schwarz wrote:
>A machine installed as FC3 got its update from up2date yesterday
>and now will no longer allow logins on the console, nor the X console,
>and will no longer allow the sudoers to sudo.
>Touching /.autorelabel and rebooting has not fixed the problem.
>The sudo problem only leaves this message to the console:
>root:system_r:unconfined_t is not a valid context
>And this in the logs:
>Mar 29 18:19:55 HOST sudo: omri : TTY=pts/0 ; PWD=/nfs/newline/h1/omri ;
>USER=root ; COMMAND=/bin/su root
>The attempt to log to the X console leaves this in the logs:
>Mar 29 18:36:22 HOST gdm-binary: pam_krb5: authentication succeeds
>for 'omri' (omri at KRB5REALM)
>Mar 29 18:36:22 HOST gdm(pam_unix): session opened for user omri by
>Mar 29 18:36:22 HOST gdm: gdm_cleanup_children: child 5538 crashed of
>Mar 29 18:36:22 HOST gdm: gdm_cleanup_children: Slave crashed, killing
>Logging in as root leaves what might be slightly more useful:
>Mar 29 18:43:56 HOST gdm(pam_unix): session opened for user root by
>Mar 29 18:43:56 HOST dbus-daemon-1: avc: could not determine enforcing mode
>Meanwhile, I can SSH in and su to root without a problem.
>I am very much an SELinux newbie, and was hoping to learn about this system by
>installing the targeted policy and seeing it in action, but here I am
>None of the messages are enough for me to figure out what needs chcon'ing.
>So I would be much obliged for any help you could offer.
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I am not sure this is an SELinux problem. Did you try to boot with
enforcing=0 on the command line?
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