Bug 127603 - executables compiled with -pie get labeled as shared object
Summary: executables compiled with -pie get labeled as shared object
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: file   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Martin Bacovsky
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Blocks: 127554
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-07-10 16:24 UTC by Nils Philippsen
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-27 17:43:32 UTC
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Description Nils Philippsen 2004-07-10 16:24:13 UTC

nils@gibraltar:~> file /usr/sbin/pppd /var/tmp/ppp-root/usr/sbin/pppd
/usr/sbin/pppd:                  ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel
80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.2.5, dynamically linked (uses
shared libs), stripped
/var/tmp/ppp-root/usr/sbin/pppd: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel
80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped

the only difference is that the file beneath /var/tmp is compiled with
"-pie". This causes rpmbuild's find-provides to have the package "ppp"
provide "pppd" which conflicts with initscripts (conflicts with "pppd
< 2.3.9"). See bug #127554.

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-07-10 16:54:49 UTC
That's what a PIE is (well, maybe file(1) could be taught about PIE,
in that case reassign to file component).
Anyway, I believe that current rpm already doesn't provide PIEs,
at least I've heard about something being done about it, dunno the
exact bug number though.

Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2004-07-10 16:56:49 UTC
bug #123697 (which isn't as clearly titled as this one.) 

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2004-07-28 21:13:49 UTC
file(1) needs to be taught about -pie. rpm already has the fix.

Comment 6 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 16:40:17 UTC
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.

Comment 7 John Thacker 2006-10-27 17:43:32 UTC
Note that FC1 and FC2 are no longer supported even by Fedora Legacy.  
If this still occurs on FC3 or FC4, please
assign to that version and Fedora Legacy.  If it still occurs on FC5 or FC6,
please reopen and assign to the correct version.

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