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selinux prevents msfconsole from running because of 'execstack'
From: Martin Schneider <nighthawk2600 () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:32:36 -0700
hey guys i am currently using metasploit 3.6.0 and i am unable to run
msfconsole on my fedora 14 box. When i try to run msfconsole i am
alerted by SElinux off an error and permission than becomes denied to
the msfconsole command
Here is a copy of the error message:
*libcrypto.so.0.9.8*: cannot enable executable stack as shared object
requires: *Permission denied* -
from /opt/framework-3.6.0/msf3/lib/rex/text.rb:1:in `<top
from /opt/framework-3.6.0/msf3/lib/rex.rb:44:in `require'
from /opt/framework-3.6.0/msf3/lib/rex.rb:44:in `<top (required)>'
from /opt/framework-3.6.0/msf3/msfconsole:117:in `require'
from /opt/framework-3.6.0/msf3/msfconsole:117:in `<main>'
Here is the alert error message i receive from SElinux...
*SELinux has detected a problem.*
The source process: .ruby.bin
Attempted this access: *execstack*
On this process:
I know that i am going to have to write some kind of policy with SELinux
to allow "execstack" in order to be able to run msfconsole however, i am
worried because i know what kind of damage execstack can do...
I am hoping that maybe someone may have come across this problem either
on their fedora or rhel box. If anyone out there has any advice on how i
could fix this problem so i can run msfconsole or point me in the right
direction i would SO appreciate it, i really would.
Thank you everyone for your time,
- selinux prevents msfconsole from running because of 'execstack' Martin Schneider (Apr 07)