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Updated pki-core packages that fix three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Certificate System is an enterprise software system designed to manage enterprise public key infrastructure (PKI) deployments. PKI Core contains fundamental packages required by Red Hat Certificate System, which comprise the Certificate Authority (CA) subsystem.
Note: The Certificate Authority component provided by this advisory cannot be used as a standalone server. It is installed and operates as a part of Identity Management (the IPA component) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
- Previously, the /var/run/pki/ca/ directory was assigned an incorrect SElinux context after the installation of the pki-ca package. With this update, the restorecon command is applied on /var/run/pki/ca/ during the post-installation process. As a result, this directory is now labeled with the correct SElinux context.
- BZ#895702, BZ#999055
- Prior to this update, when the pki-ca daemon was restarted on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Identity Management server, AVC denials were reported. With this update, pki-ca has been modified and AVC denials are no longer reported in the aforementioned scenario.
- The pki-selinux package sets the file context for certain default paths, so that the context need not be set when Red Hat Certificate System instances are created. Prior to this update, when pki-selinux was installed, unnecessary warning messages were displayed if these paths did not yet exist. These messages are now suppressed.
All users of pki-core are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.