GDM fails with noexec set on /tmp and /var/tmp

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Attempting to CIS harden a RHEL 7 Workstation.
  • When I set /tmp and /var/tmp to "noexec", GDM no longer works. If I remove "noexec", it works just fine.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7
  • SC AP/CIS hardening

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