[scribus] SElinux alert from Scribus 135
craig at postnewspapers.com.au
Fri May 30 04:04:45 CEST 2008
> Apologies for the length of this post.
> This type of SELinux alert pops up frequently since installing the 135svn last
> I have had it today on 3 different .so files that Scribus installed and have run
> the chcon -t textrel_shlib_t
> /home/user/scribusbuild/lib/scribus/plugins/libmeshdistortion.so as below.
> Is this a bug or something in my system.
> What can I do to fix the problem
Given that you've run the chcon command given by SELinunx I'm not sure
what your workaround options are. SELinux is a bit of a black box to me.
As Scribus is not security-critical and won't be processing untrusted
data, let alone with the mesh distortion plugin, it's fine to permit it
As for the actual issue with the Scribus code that's causing SELinux to
... which notes among other things that modern code really MUST be built
with -fpic or -fpie.
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