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Old 02-08-2005, 07:42 AM   #1
lothario
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/var/log/messages - kernel: audit(1107868785.573:0): avc: denied { getattr }


Noticed this message in /var/log/messages
Quote:
Feb 8 05:19:45 localhost kernel: audit(1107868785.573:0): avc: denied { getattr } for pid=4126 exe=/usr/bin/mysql path=/etc/my.cnf dev=hda1 ino=136043 scontext=user_u:system_r:httpd_sys_script_t tcontext=system_u : object_r:mysqld_etc_t tclass=file
The above entry shows up in /var/log/messages
everytime this shell script is executed
Code:
mysql -h hostNAME  -u UserNAME    databaseNAME  <  input.txt   >    output.txt
What does the log message mean?
What needs to be fixed?
 
Old 02-08-2005, 02:01 PM   #2
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Are you using a distro with SELinux support? It looks like a kernel message informing you that the SELinux security facility denied access to mySQL.
 
Old 02-10-2005, 04:24 AM   #3
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Yep, that is what it was.
 
  


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