Bug 175248 - GTK+ can't be used from SUID/SGID programs
GTK+ can't be used from SUID/SGID programs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-games (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2005-12-07 21:05 EST by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-11 17:23:21 EST
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2005-12-07 21:05:57 EST
Description of problem:
Several games (gnomine, mahjongg) just don't start, complaining that GTK+ can't
be used from SUID/SGID programs.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. gnomine
Actual results:
(gnomine:5263): Gtk-WARNING **: This process is currently running setuid or setgid.
This is not a supported use of GTK+. You must create a helper
program instead. For further details, see:


Refusing to initialize GTK+.

Expected results:
Game board...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jason 2005-12-08 20:39:35 EST
same goes for same-gnome.  gnome-games-2.13.2-1
Comment 2 Paul Dickson 2005-12-10 00:21:47 EST
Same problem with mahjongg.
Comment 3 Jason 2006-01-04 10:12:39 EST
fixed in version gnome-games-2.13.4-1
Comment 4 Jason 2006-01-11 15:16:54 EST
You can close this bug.

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