Bug 1317454 - burp: race condition in burp_ca with lock file
burp: race condition in burp_ca with lock file
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: burp (Show other bugs)
All Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Andrew Niemantsverdriet
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-14 05:47 EDT by yopito
Modified: 2017-12-12 05:58 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 05:58:38 EST
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patch for burp_ca (565 bytes, text/plain)
2016-03-14 05:47 EDT, yopito
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Description yopito 2016-03-14 05:47:32 EDT
Created attachment 1136103 [details]
patch for burp_ca

Description of problem:
Locking code to try to make sure that two instances do not run together and corrupt the ca files.

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

How reproducible:
Launch 2 instances of /usr/sbin/burp_ca at the same time.

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual results:
burp_ca may fails by mixing the results of the 2 instances

Expected results:
Do not mix result

Additional info:

Upstream message in Mailing list:

Also present in Fedora-22, Fedora-23, Fedora-34, EPEL-6 and EPEL-7
Comment 1 Jan Kurik 2016-07-26 00:05:27 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 25 development cycle.
Changing version to '25'.
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