[CentOS] Odd SELinux messages during+after 5.3 upgrade (system_mail_t and postfix_postdrop_t access rpm_var_lib_t)
jses27 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 05:35:11 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 12:06 +0800, D Tucny wrote:
> 2009/4/14 Dan Mensom <mensomman at yahoo.com>
> Hey guys,
> I've been getting some strange selinux messages after the 5.3
> It appears as though my mail system (postfix) is constantly
> trying to
> access the rpm database? Here's the audit messages (I tend to
> look at
> my selinux messages using audit2allow < /var/log/audit.log as
> I find
> it easier to read quickly):
> Does anyone know what these accesses are? And why they might
> be still
> continously triggering for the mail system, where as all the
> packages have stopped causing them?
> Also, on a related note, is it normally best practices to
> 'setenforce 0'
> during a 5.x upgrade? Is it possible I've damaged something by
> selinux enabled? Other than the spamassassin issue, the
> machine seems
> to be running ok..
> I've seen the same with a bit of php sending mail through a cronjob...
> I've so far been unable to reproduce it though... The php in question
> isn't supposed to touch the rpmdb even it was maintaining open file
> handles when launching sendmail...
Is it possible yours stopped with the new PHP update that just come out?
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