Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 136297
/usr/bin/yum refers to nonexisting dir ; yummain inaccessible
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:50:24 EST
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Description of problem:
as a consequence, yummain.py from /usr/share/yum-cli is not found.
yum does not run ; given the importance of yum, this is critical.
The concerned line should read:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type ``yum'' on the command line ; that's all.
Actual Results: [root@tate thome]# yum
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 6, in ?
ImportError: No module named yummain
not this. An error as I haven't given any command, but not this sort
Here is some additional info from rpm -qi
Name : yum
Version : 2.1.8
Release : 1
Build Date: Mon 18 Oct 2004 07:47:52 AM CEST
Build Host: tweety.build.redhat.com
Size : 649456
This is actually a security bug. A user named "skivdal" will be able
to do whatever he likes to do when the superuser runs yum.
ShXt, once again this bad bugzilla search tool fooled me.
This bug has already been reported a number of times in the night (cf
Sorry for that.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 136172 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.