unconfined_execmem_t transitions to unconfined_t

Tom London selinux at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 14:21:21 UTC 2007

Running latest rawhide, targeted/enforcing.

Are there any issues allowing transition from 'unconfined_execmem_t'
to 'unconfined_t'?

/usr/bin/valgrind is 'unconfined_execmem_exec_t', so running
'valgrind system-config-users' or
'PYTHONPATH=/usr/share/system-config-users valgrind /usr/bin/python


    SELinux is preventing userhelper (unconfined_execmem_t) "transition" to
    /usr/share/system-config-users/system-config-users (unconfined_t).

Detailed Description
    SELinux denied access requested by userhelper. It is not expected that this
    access is required by userhelper and this access may signal an intrusion
    attempt. It is also possible that the specific version or configuration of
    the application is causing it to require additional access.

Allowing Access
    You can generate a local policy module to allow this access - see
    http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc5/#id2961385 Or you can disable
    SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not
    recommended. Please file a http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi
    against this package.

Additional Information

Source Context                system_u:system_r:unconfined_execmem_t
Target Context                system_u:system_r:unconfined_t
Target Objects                /usr/share/system-config-users/system-config-users
                              [ process ]
Affected RPM Packages         system-config-users-1.2.72-1.fc8 [target]
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.0.8-40.fc8
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
MLS Enabled                   True
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Plugin Name                   plugins.catchall
Host Name                     localhost.localdomain
Platform                      Linux localhost.localdomain #1 SMP
                              Mon Oct 29 18:29:15 EDT 2007 i686 i686
Alert Count                   2
First Seen                    Tue 30 Oct 2007 07:08:40 AM PDT
Last Seen                     Tue 30 Oct 2007 07:09:35 AM PDT
Local ID                      c1b26ecd-2d55-4e55-85bd-46f718634fce
Line Numbers

Raw Audit Messages

avc: denied { transition } for comm=userhelper dev=dm-0 path=/usr/share/system-
config-users/system-config-users pid=5742
scontext=system_u:system_r:unconfined_execmem_t:s0 tclass=process

Tom London

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