SELinux is preventing /usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action from using the 'signull' accesses on a process

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  • SELinux is preventing /usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action from using the 'signull' accesses on a process
Additional Information:
:Source Context                system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0
:Target Context                system_u:system_r:initrc_t:s0
:Target Objects                 [ process ]
:Source                        nm-dispatcher.a
:Source Path                   /usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action
:Port                          <Unknown>
:Host                          (removed)
:Source RPM Packages           NetworkManager-
:Target RPM Packages           
:Policy RPM                    selinux-policy-3.12.1-111.el7.noarch
:Selinux Enabled               True
:Policy Type                   targeted
:Enforcing Mode                Enforcing
:Host Name                     (removed)
:Platform                      Linux (removed) 3.10.0-54.0.1.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP
:                              Tue Nov 26 16:51:22 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64
:Alert Count                   1
:First Seen                    2014-01-29 13:14:20 IST
:Last Seen                     2014-01-29 13:14:20 IST
:Local ID                      b97c74ac-6a58-4bd0-bec0-fd31c6780b68
:Raw Audit Messages
:type=AVC msg=audit(1390981460.675:537): avc:  denied  { signull } for  pid=3731 comm="nm-dispatcher.a" scontext=system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:system_r:initrc_t:s0 tclass=process
:type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1390981460.675:537): arch=x86_64 syscall=kill success=no exit=EACCES a0=eb2 a1=0 a2=7fa84d3ce790 a3=4000 items=0 ppid=1 pid=3731 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm=nm-dispatcher.a exe=/usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action subj=system_u:system_r:NetworkManager_t:s0 key=(null)
:Hash: nm-dispatcher.a,NetworkManager_t,initrc_t,process,signull


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta
  • selinux-policy-3.12.1-111.el7.noarch
  • selinux-policy-3.12.1-110.el7.noarch

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