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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH repost] daemon: Make the default PolicyKit policy auth_admin_keep.



On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 01:20:18PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> 
> Reposted at Cole's request.  Previous discussion here:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2012-October/thread.html#00682
> 
> Rich.
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> From 91b1c69f9f1e300be0ac577339c248611e2abc70 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones redhat com>
> Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:01:13 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] daemon: Make the default PolicyKit policy auth_admin_keep.
> 
> ---
>  daemon/libvirtd.policy.in | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/daemon/libvirtd.policy.in b/daemon/libvirtd.policy.in
> index 2ec7716..de1aba4 100644
> --- a/daemon/libvirtd.policy.in
> +++ b/daemon/libvirtd.policy.in
> @@ -43,8 +43,8 @@ License along with this library.  If not, see
>        <defaults>
>          <!-- Any program can use libvirt in read/write mode if they
>               provide the root password -->
> -        <allow_any>auth_admin</allow_any>
> -        <allow_inactive>auth_admin</allow_inactive>
> +        <allow_any>@authaction@</allow_any>
> +        <allow_inactive>@authaction@</allow_inactive>
>          <allow_active>@authaction@</allow_active>
>        </defaults>
>      </action>

ACK I talked with David Z. Based on the way libvirt uses policykit, this
change will not adversely impact security.


Daniel
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