PAM SC(EP) : appears SURROGATE log non-root to another user and non-root to root by only one su command

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Article ID: 108051

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

Customer add following rule to find switch user.
editres SURROGATE ('USER._default') audit(SUCCESS FAILURE) defaccess(READ) owner('nobody')
When non-root user switch to another user, it appears both surrogate log as non-root user to another user and non-root to root user.
 

Environment

OS: RHEL
Prod: CA Privilege Access Manager Server Control r14.0 for Endpoint.
It may occur on Privileged Identity Manager r12.8 SP1 or so.
 

Resolution

Customer found the problem is occurred when SELinux is 'permissive'.
So, it works as expected after disable SELinux.