Bug 110562 - konsole's konsole_grantpty is not installed with SUID set
konsole's konsole_grantpty is not installed with SUID set
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdeutils (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-11-21 05:18 EST by Pedro Almeida
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-26 12:37:33 EDT
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Description Pedro Almeida 2003-11-21 05:18:30 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1)
Gecko/20031114

Description of problem:
When I run 'konsole' on a shell, he says konsole_grantpty doesn't have
the necessary permissions to chmod the respective /dev/pts/X device.
The output is very clear, as well as the solution to the problem.

this is an example output:

[user@host user]$ konsole
konsole: cannot chown /dev/pts/4.
Reason: Operation not permitted
konsole_grantpty not installed root-suid
konsole: chownpty failed for device /dev/pts/4::/dev/pts/4.
       : This means the session can be eavesdroped.
       : Make sure konsole_grantpty is installed in
       : /usr/bin/ and setuid root.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kdeutils-3.1.4-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a console (any one will do)
2. execute 'konsole'
3. read output
    

Actual Results:  jesus dude... that's just it :)

Expected Results:  no output, or almost none

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2004-10-26 12:37:33 EDT
it's not reproduceable in fc2 and next fc3

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