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Re: bzip support in libsemanage and out of memory (userspace ticket 7)

From: Stephen Smalley <sds_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Jan 25 2010 - 15:32:59 GMT
To: Guido Trentalancia <guido@trentalancia.com>


On Sun, 2010-01-24 at 21:29 +0100, Guido Trentalancia wrote:
> Hi !
>
> Has anybody had any time to look at this ticket:
> http://userspace.selinuxproject.org/trac/ticket/7 ?
>
> I have experienced the same issue and verified that the problem is actually triggered by the bzip support (as pointed out by Stephen Smalley back in August). In fact, if I use bzip-blocksize=0 in semanage.conf then the problem disappears...
>
> Otherwise with a default semanage.conf and bzip enabled, I get:
>
> libsepol.module_package_read_offsets: offset greater than file size (at 4, offset 200478 -> 8192 (No such file or directory).
> libsemanage.semanage_load_module: Error while reading from module file /etc/selinux/refpolicy/modules/tmp/base.pp. (No such file or directory).
> semodule: Failed!
>
> I am using libsepol-2.0.41 and libsemanage-2.0.42.

I'm not sure how I feel about these tickets on userspace.selinuxproject.org. People should still post issues to the list, even if they file a ticket for tracking purposes.

Regardless, to debug this sort of problem, we need a copy of the particular policy that triggered it, preferably both the sources and the .pp file. -- Stephen Smalley National Security Agency -- This message was distributed to subscribers of the selinux mailing list. If you no longer wish to subscribe, send mail to majordomo@tycho.nsa.gov with the words "unsubscribe selinux" without quotes as the message.