Bug 216836 - Pup runs Firefox as root when clicking links in "Update Details" pane
Summary: Pup runs Firefox as root when clicking links in "Update Details" pane
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 216552
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-11-22 06:09 UTC by John William
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-11-27 22:29:57 UTC

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Description John William 2006-11-22 06:09:15 UTC
Description of problem:
When using pup to update the system, clicking links in the "Update Details" pane
launches Firefox to show the link (expected) but Firefox is run by root

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run package updater
2. Select a package and open the "Update Details" pane
3. Click a link and then check and see who is running Firefox when it opens.
Actual results:
Firefox run by root.

Expected results:
Firefox run by user who ran pup.

Additional info:
Obvious potential security hole.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-11-27 22:29:57 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 216552 ***

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