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Re: SELinux - copying ISO file content



Christian Iseli wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Oct 2008 01:03:44 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
>> ...but how is the *average* user supposed to do this copy?
> 
> I have a Fedora 9 running under VirtualBox and am basically wondering
> the same thing about the SharedFolder thing.  When one simply does a
> $ mount -t vboxsf VMShared /mnt
> then a subsequent attempt to copy something in there yields:
> $ mv gr.078212.108v2.pdf /mnt
Well first this is not a copy it is a move.  The problem here is the mv
command is attempting to retain the file context of gr.078212.108v2.pdf,
 if you did a cp it would work.

What avc are you seeing?
> mv: cannot create regular file `/mnt/gr.078212.108v2.pdf': Permission denied
> and selinuxtroubleshootd pops up (which is nice).
> 
> And then there are further hickups if you leave the filesystem mounted
> overnight: updatedb and (I think) logwatch cron jobs are also getting
> denials.
> 
AVC?
> This can all be fixed using audit2allow etc., as explained in the
> setroubleshootd output, but...
> 
> Maybe some nice little script, to do selinux tweaks, that could be run
> after mounting a new filesystem would help ?
> 
> Cheers,
> 					Christian
> 


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