Bug 160571 - allow use of consolehelper
allow use of consolehelper
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vpnc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-06-15 16:40 EDT by Rob Kooper
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: vpnc-0.3.3-14.fc7
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2007-01-17 17:27:12 EST
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allow use of consolehelper (2.44 KB, patch)
2005-06-15 16:40 EDT, Rob Kooper
no flags Details | Diff
patch to fix the new iptable format (from vpnc mailinglist) (461 bytes, patch)
2005-06-15 16:43 EDT, Rob Kooper
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 16:40:33 EDT
Description of problem:
use consolehelper to allow non-root people to execute vpnc(-disconnect)

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

Actual results:
could not bind to port 500

Expected results:
ask for root password since we know it wants to bind to port 500

Additional info:
attached files also contains a patch that will fix the problem reported in 160364
Comment 1 Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 16:40:33 EDT
Created attachment 115508 [details]
allow use of consolehelper
Comment 2 Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 16:43:13 EDT
Created attachment 115509 [details]
patch to fix the new iptable format (from vpnc mailinglist)

This patch was on the VPNC mailing list:
Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2007-01-17 17:27:12 EST
Implemented consolehelper support as a subpackage vpnc-consoleuser.

Also modified pam config so no root password is needed for running vpnc when the
user is on console.

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