[clamav-users] LibClamAV Warning: RWX mapping denied

tschmidt tschmidt at cardtech.de
Tue Jul 17 04:20:14 EDT 2018


Unsatisfying as it may seem, the problem went away as it came, without
any obvious reason.

For the record, we do have SELinux active on those systems, so it is
(was) very likely an SELinux issue.

Thanks,
Tilman

Am 16.07.2018 um 17:07 schrieb Micah Snyder (micasnyd):
> Hi Tilman,
> 
> Sorry no one has responded to you yet.  I hate seeing questions go
> unanswered, but I truthfully don't know the answer.  
> 
> Did you find a solution?
> 
>  
> Micah Snyder
> ClamAV Development
> Talos
> Cisco Systems, Inc.
> 
> 
>> On Jul 10, 2018, at 4:46 AM, Tilman Schmidt <tschmidt at cardtech.de
>> <mailto:tschmidt at cardtech.de>> wrote:
>>
>> This morning, a bunch of RHEL6 systems greeted me with mails saying:
>>
>> /etc/cron.daily/freshclam:
>>
>> ERROR: During database load : LibClamAV Warning: RWX mapping denied:
>> Can't allocate RWX Memory: Permission denied
>>
>> I found an old Red Hat Bugzilla entry (Bug 1172774) for Fedora 21 which
>> was closed as fixed by an selinux-policy update on 2015-08-14.
>> However the systems in question have been running for two years with
>> that configuration.
>>
>> This is RHEL6 with the ClamAV packages from EPEL:
>>
>> clamav-0.99.4-1.el6.x86_64
>> clamav-db-0.99.4-1.el6.x86_64
>> clamd-0.99.4-1.el6.x86_64
>>
>> Why would freshclam suddenly trigger that message now?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tilman
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