Bug 16696 - xinetd doesn't execv() correctly
xinetd doesn't execv() correctly
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-08-21 17:24 EDT by compwiz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-21 17:33:52 EDT
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Description compwiz 2000-08-21 17:24:13 EDT
Using the latest xinetd RPM, when trying to use a service that uses the
'nobody' user (e.g. finger), the service does not execute and gives you
this message:

xinetd[3571]: execv( /usr/sbin/in.fingerd ) failed: Permission denied
(errno = 13)
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-08-21 17:30:01 EDT
Huh? This doesn't happen on our systems (which admittedly are a bit fresher, but
I don't recall fixing anything like that...) Everybody can execute in.fingerd?
Comment 2 compwiz 2000-08-21 17:33:48 EDT
ok, whoops. reverting back to RedHat 7 beta xinetd RPM doesn't fix this.
However, on my other computer, running Pinstripe stock,  these 'nobody' services
work fine..  This must be because of some other Rawhide package, but how do I
track it down?
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-08-21 17:40:37 EDT
finger-server? is nobody able to execute it? Anyway, this definitely works on
the current tree so I'll close the bug. Thanks for the report, though.

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