Bug 122322 - wrong owner of /var/named for slave domain server
wrong owner of /var/named for slave domain server
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-05-03 02:42 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-10 13:59:22 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2004-05-03 02:42:47 EDT
Description of problem:
user "named" can't write under /var/named which is owned by root by
default. This brings up the problem when the system is configured as
slave server: the zone files transferred from the master need to be
dumped here. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up /etc/named.conf to run a slave server
2. service named restart
3. check /var/named
Actual results:
zone files from masters are not created

Expected results:
the files should be seen here

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-06-10 13:59:22 EDT
This is a security issue.  If you want to create slave files you
should create a subdir called slaves with privs that named can write
and place your slave files there.


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