Bug 212723 - su, sudo are Segmentation fault in normal user.
su, sudo are Segmentation fault in normal user.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
: 212745 212963 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2006-10-28 08:32 EDT by sangu
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-30 05:16:34 EST
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Description sangu 2006-10-28 08:32:11 EDT
Description of problem:
$ sudo
Segmentation fault
]$ su
Segmentation fault

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1. $sudo or $su
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Comment 1 Rob Andrews 2006-10-28 12:39:10 EDT
Log in as root and run the prelink job for the day.


Then retry both.

I found that 'su' started working again, but 'sudo' continued to segfault.
Comment 2 Steven Usdansky 2006-10-28 14:06:07 EDT
Rob Andrew's suggestion didn't work for me - neither su nor wsudo worked.
Reverting to glibc-2.5-3 did the trick for me.
Comment 3 Jakub Jelinek 2006-10-29 03:24:31 EST
*** Bug 212745 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Jakub Jelinek 2006-10-29 03:26:35 EST
Any suid/sgid app is broken actually, as a result of
ld.so calls __libc_fcntl that uses SINGLE_THREAD_P before %fs resp. %gs is set
Comment 6 Jim Cornette 2006-10-29 19:09:16 EST
noting the same problem and adding to the CC.
Questioning comment #5. Is this patch going to lead to a newer package release?
Comment 7 Paul Dickson 2006-10-29 22:13:42 EST
dovecot is also getting "killed with signal 11" when I attempt a TLS download of
E-mail.  Reverting back to glibc-2.5-3 allowed dovecot to function.
Comment 8 Jakub Jelinek 2006-10-30 05:16:34 EST
Should be fixed in glibc-2.5.90-3 in today's rawhide.
Comment 9 Jakub Jelinek 2006-10-30 07:33:46 EST
*** Bug 212963 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Jim Cornette 2006-10-30 20:53:10 EST
The problem is fixed. Leaving report. Thanks for quickly resolving the error.

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