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Bug 171614 - vsftpd doesn't close its stdout or stderr before forking
vsftpd doesn't close its stdout or stderr before forking
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vsftpd (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Radek Vokal
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 187538
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Reported: 2005-10-24 08:42 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0250
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-22 11:30:57 EST
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
vsftp-close-std-fds.patch (504 bytes, patch)
2005-10-24 08:42 EDT, Bastien Nocera
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0250 normal SHIPPED_LIVE vsftpd bug fix update 2006-03-22 00:00:00 EST

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Description Bastien Nocera 2005-10-24 08:42:48 EDT

When running vsftpd as a stand-alone FTP daemon (not in xinetd), vsftpd will not
close its stderr or stdout.
This makes "/etc/init.d/vsftpd start | tee" fail. The tee is used in scripts to
capture the output of the init script.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2005-10-24 08:42:49 EDT
Created attachment 120304 [details]
Comment 13 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-22 11:30:58 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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