Scientific Linux Security Update : selinux-policy enhancement update on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

This update adds the following enhancements :

- Previously, SELinux was blocking the
/usr/libexec/qemu-kvm utility during a migration of a
virtual machine from Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Manager. Consequently, such a migration attempt failed
and AVC messages were returned. This update fixes the
virt_use_fusefs boolean and adds the sanlock_use_fusefs
boolean, thus allowing the migration to succeed in the
described scenario.

- When trying to start a virtual machine on a
POSIX-compliant file system, SELinux denied the
operation and returned AVC messages. This update amends
the SELinux policy to allow the described scenario to

This update has been placed in the security tree to avoid selinux

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62918 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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