AVC everytime I launch a tab in firefox from gnome-terminal

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Fri Apr 11 15:15:09 UTC 2008

Every time I launch a tab from a URL in gnome-terminal, I get this 

Hmm why is this program set-uid root?

>ls -l /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config  
-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 60048 2008-03-11 10:02 /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config*


SELinux is preventing plugin-config (nsplugin_config_t) "execstack" to <Unknown>

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by plugin-config. It is not expected that this
access is required by plugin-config 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 FAQ
(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 bug report (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi)
against this package.

Additional Information:

Source Context                unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:
Target Context                unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:
Target Objects                None [ process ]
Source                        plugin-config
Source Path                   /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config
Port                          <Unknown>
Host                          dustpuppy.wpi.edu
Source RPM Packages           nspluginwrapper-
Target RPM Packages           
Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.3.1-31.fc9
Selinux Enabled               True
Policy Type                   targeted
MLS Enabled                   True
Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
Plugin Name                   catchall
Host Name                     dustpuppy.wpi.edu
Platform                      Linux dustpuppy.wpi.edu
                              2.6.25-0.204.rc8.git4.fc9.i686 #1 SMP Mon Apr 7
                              11:33:46 EDT 2008 i686 i686
Alert Count                   14
First Seen                    Tue 08 Apr 2008 03:07:02 PM EDT
Last Seen                     Fri 11 Apr 2008 11:02:14 AM EDT
Local ID                      3be91387-8d68-4700-868a-cc02880ae589
Line Numbers                  

Raw Audit Messages            

host=dustpuppy.wpi.edu type=AVC msg=audit(1207926134.511:4168): avc:  denied  { execstack } for  pid=30324 comm="plugin-config" scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tclass=process

host=dustpuppy.wpi.edu type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1207926134.511:4168): arch=40000003 syscall=125 success=no exit=-13 a0=bff95000 a1=1000 a2=1000007 a3=fffff000 items=0 ppid=30322 pid=30324 auid=10002 uid=10002 gid=10002 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=10002 sgid=10002 fsgid=10002 tty=(none) ses=1 comm="plugin-config" exe="/usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config" subj=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:nsplugin_config_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

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