Bug 108408 - Make syslogd a PIE
Make syslogd a PIE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysklogd (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Brian Brock
: FutureFeature
Depends On:
Blocks: 107774
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2003-10-28 22:04 EST by Ulrich Drepper
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-02-13 06:12:32 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch to enable building as PIE (406 bytes, patch)
2003-10-28 22:05 EST, Ulrich Drepper
no flags Details | Diff

  None (edit)
Description Ulrich Drepper 2003-10-28 22:04:39 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031028

Description of problem:
syslogd is long running and takes input from users.  A perfect candidate for a
PIE.  I'll attach a patch.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.readelf -h /sbin/syslogd|fgrep Type

Actual Results:    Type:                              EXEC (Executable file)

Expected Results:    Type:                              DYN (Shared object file)

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2003-10-28 22:05:16 EST
Created attachment 95561 [details]
Patch to enable building as PIE
Comment 2 Thomas Woerner 2004-02-13 06:12:32 EST
Fixed in rawhide in rpm sysklogd-1.4.1-13 or newer.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.