SeLinux Issue with SpamAssassin.cache.db

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at
Thu Nov 9 14:32:31 GMT 2006

Vaibhav Pandey a écrit :
> Dear All,
> I installed MailScanner 4.57 with ClamAv and SpamAssasin 3.1. All working fine without any problem. 
> But my SpamAssasin.cache.db not caching anything hense I am still getting spam.
> in my /var/log/messages I am getting the following line each time when MailScanner is trying to add something to cache.db. Please help me.
> Nov  9 04:27:24 mgate kernel: audit(1163006844.338:6247): avc:  denied  { read write } for  pid=15114 comm="su" name="SpamAssassin.cache.db" dev=dm-0 ino=17990086 scontext=system_u:system_r:initrc_su_t:s0 tcontext=root:object_r:var_spool_t:s0 tclass=file
> Here mgate: is name of the Host
> With best regards,
> Webb.
I didn't take the time to understand SElinux so I disabled it on all my 
servers because it caused too much trouble.

To do this edit /etc/selinux/config and change to:

Then save the file and reboot your server.


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