Bug 1259770 - permission changed after writing to /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf
permission changed after writing to /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
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low Severity low
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Assigned To: Zdenek Dohnal
Petr Sklenar
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Reported: 2015-09-03 09:56 EDT by Branislav Náter
Modified: 2016-11-04 02:46 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: cups-1.6.3-24.el7
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Last Closed: 2016-11-04 02:46:09 EDT
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Description Branislav Náter 2015-09-03 09:56:58 EDT
Description of problem:
/etc/cups/subscriptions.conf file permissions are changed after cups fills file with content. See bellow.

# rpm -V cups
.M.......  c /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
# service cups restart
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl restart  cups.service
# service cups-browsed restart
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl restart  cups-browsed.service
# ls /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf -la
-rw-r--r--. 1 root lp 0 Jul 21 11:39 /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf
# cat /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf

# wait a while "read" for "others" is missing
# ll /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf
-rw-r-----. 1 root lp 249 Sep  3 09:48 /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf

and rpm -V cups is unhappy:
# rpm -V cups
.M.......  c /etc/cups/subscriptions.conf
Comment 1 Jiri Popelka 2015-10-29 08:04:44 EDT
Cups scheduler re-writes the configuration files with mode 640, so I think we should ship/install it with the same mode (we use 644 atm).

from scheduler/conf.h:
VAR int	ConfigFilePerm VALUE(0640) /* Permissions for config files */
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2015-11-02 04:50:05 EST
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 02:46:09 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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