squid denial on F11 for var_run_t
sds at tycho.nsa.gov
Tue Jun 16 12:57:02 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 08:49 -0400, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> On 06/16/2009 08:32 AM, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> > Unconfined processes tend to stay unconfined. That is what uses expect,
> > telling them that they are executing an uconfined process that suddenly
> > becomes confined, seems wrong to them. That being said, you can end up
> > with mislabeled files because of this.
> > So
> > unconfined_t -> squid_exec_t -> unconfined_t
> > But unconfined processes starting init scripts have a transition
> > unconfined_t -> initrc_exec_t -> initrc_t -> squid_exec_t -> squid_t
> > So any time you are using a confined process you should use the init
> > script to start them, otherwise you could get mislabeled files.
> I also just wrote a blog on this.
Hmm...when did this change? It used to be the case that a domain
transition was also defined directly from unconfined_t to the daemon
domain when running the daemon binary, precisely because users and
scriptlets sometimes do that.
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