dovecot_auth_seliSELinux Policy documentation for dovecdovecot_auth_selinux(8)

NAME dovecot_auth_selinux - Security Enhanced Linux Policy for the dove- cot_auth processes

DESCRIPTION Security-Enhanced Linux secures the dovecot_auth processes via flexible mandatory access control.

The dovecot_auth processes execute with the dovecot_auth_t SELinux type. You can check if you have these processes running by executing the ps command with the -Z qualifier.

For example:

ps -eZ | grep dovecot_auth_t

ENTRYPOINTS The dovecot_auth_t SELinux type can be entered via the "dove- cot_auth_exec_t" file type. The default entrypoint paths for the dove- cot_auth_t domain are the following:"

/usr/libexec/dovecot/auth, /usr/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-auth

PROCESS TYPES SELinux defines process types (domains) for each process running on the system

You can see the context of a process using the -Z option to ps

Policy governs the access confined processes have to files. SELinux dovecot_auth policy is very flexible allowing users to setup their dovecot_auth processes in as secure a method as possible.

The following process types are defined for dovecot_auth:

dovecot_auth_t

Note: semanage permissive -a dovecot_auth_t

can be used to make the process type dovecot_auth_t permissive. Permis- sive process types are not denied access by SELinux. AVC messages will still be generated.

FILE CONTEXTS SELinux requires files to have an extended attribute to define the file type.

You can see the context of a file using the -Z option to ls

Policy governs the access confined processes have to these files. SELinux dovecot_auth policy is very flexible allowing users to setup their dovecot_auth processes in as secure a method as possible.

The following file types are defined for dovecot_auth:

dovecot_auth_exec_t

- Set files with the dovecot_auth_exec_t type, if you want to transi- tion an executable to the dovecot_auth_t domain.

dovecot_auth_tmp_t

- Set files with the dovecot_auth_tmp_t type, if you want to store dovecot auth temporary files in the /tmp directories.

Note: File context can be temporarily modified with the chcon command. If you want to permanently change the file context you need to use the semanage fcontext command. This will modify the SELinux labeling database. You will need to use restorecon to apply the labels.

MANAGED FILES The SELinux process type dovecot_auth_t can manage files labeled with the following file types. The paths listed are the default paths for these file types. Note the processes UID still need to have DAC per- missions.

dovecot_auth_tmp_t

faillog_t

/var/log/btmp.* /var/log/faillog.* /var/log/tallylog.* /var/run/faillock(/.*)?

initrc_tmp_t

initrc_var_run_t

/var/run/utmp /var/run/random-seed /var/run/runlevel.dir /var/run/setmixer_flag

mnt_t

/mnt(/[^/]*) /mnt(/[^/]*)? /rhev(/[^/]*)? /media(/[^/]*) /media(/[^/]*)? /etc/rhgb(/.*)? /media/.hal-.* /net /afs /misc /rhev

pcscd_var_run_t

/var/run/pcscd.events(/.*)? /var/run/pcscd.pid /var/run/pcscd.pub /var/run/pcscd.comm

tmp_t

/tmp /usr/tmp /var/tmp /var/tmp/vi.recover

COMMANDS semanage fcontext can also be used to manipulate default file context mappings.

semanage permissive can also be used to manipulate whether or not a process type is permissive.

semanage module can also be used to enable/disable/install/remove pol- icy modules.

system-config-selinux is a GUI tool available to customize SELinux pol- icy settings.

AUTHOR This manual page was auto-generated using sepolicy manpage by mgrepl.

SEE ALSO selinux(8), dovecot_auth(8), semanage(8), restorecon(8), chcon(1), sepolicy(8) , dovecot_selinux(8), dovecot_selinux(8), dove- cot_deliver_selinux(8)

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