[CentOS] selinux prevents lighttpd from printing

Wed Sep 20 12:29:55 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 09/20/2017 07:19 AM, hw wrote:
> hw wrote:
>> Hi,
>> how do I allow CGI programs to print (using 'lpr -P some-printer
>> some-file.pdf') when
>> lighttpd is being used for a web server?
>> When selinux is permissive, the printer prints; when it´s enforcing,
>> the printer
>> does not print, and I´m getting the log message '/bin/lpr: Permission
>> denied'.
>> 'getsebool -a | grep http' doesn´t show any boolean I could make out
>> to be responsible
>> for this.
>> Any idea what I need to do/change to allow printing without disabling
>> selinux?
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> Nobody knows?

Look in your audit logs while in permissive mode and you should see the
issue in there, the wiki has details:


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