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Old 24th May 2008, 06:01 AM
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Can't connect to public wireless

I can connect to my WPA wireless fine, but if I attempt to connect to an unsecured public wireless network it failed. I get this message in the logs:

any ideas?


Summary:

SELinux is preventing dhclient (dhcpc_t) "read" to ./dhclient-wlan0.pid
(var_run_t).

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by dhclient. It is not expected that this access
is required by dhclient and this access may signal an intrusion attempt. It is
also possible that the specific version or configuration of the application is
causing it to require additional access.

Allowing Access:

Sometimes labeling problems can cause SELinux denials. You could try to restore
the default system file context for ./dhclient-wlan0.pid,

restorecon -v './dhclient-wlan0.pid'

If this does not work, there is currently no automatic way to allow this access.
Instead, you can generate a local policy module to allow this access - see FAQ
(http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinu...fc5/#id2961385) Or you can disable
SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not recommended.
Please file a bug report (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi)
against this package.

Additional Information:

Source Context system_u:system_r:dhcpc_t:s0
Target Context unconfined_u:object_r:var_run_t:s0
Target Objects ./dhclient-wlan0.pid [ file ]
Source dhclient
Source Path /sbin/dhclient
Port <Unknown>
Host localhost.localdomain
Source RPM Packages dhclient-4.0.0-14.fc9
Target RPM Packages
Policy RPM selinux-policy-3.3.1-42.fc9
Selinux Enabled True
Policy Type targeted
MLS Enabled True
Enforcing Mode Enforcing
Plugin Name catchall_file
Host Name localhost.localdomain
Platform Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.25-14.fc9.x86_64
#1 SMP Thu May 1 06:06:21 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64
Alert Count 8
First Seen Fri 23 May 2008 09:28:35 PM EDT
Last Seen Fri 23 May 2008 09:47:39 PM EDT
Local ID deff3339-98cc-4706-bb84-927375045319
Line Numbers

Raw Audit Messages

host=localhost.localdomain type=AVC msg=audit(1211593659.337:83): avc: denied { read } for pid=6889 comm="dhclient" name="dhclient-wlan0.pid" dev=dm-0 ino=163869 scontext=system_u:system_r:dhcpc_t:s0 tcontext=unconfined_u:object_r:var_run_t:s0 tclass=file

host=localhost.localdomain type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1211593659.337:83): arch=c000003e syscall=2 success=no exit=-13 a0=7fff9cd86e9a a1=0 a2=1b6 a3=7fa694d786f0 items=0 ppid=6888 pid=6889 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="dhclient" exe="/sbin/dhclient" subj=system_u:system_r:dhcpc_t:s0 key=(null)
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