Satellite6 very limited functionality due to SELinux denial on candlepin unable to connect to postgres

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After updating some security related packages, Satellite6 stops working for majority of its functions, as candlepin stopped to work. Audit logs show a name_connect AVC denial for candlepin.


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.3.3 or older
    • candlepin-selinux package of version 2.1.18-1 or older

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