Bug 230626 - "service auditd status" should work for any user
"service auditd status" should work for any user
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: audit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Steve Grubb
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-01 16:17 EST by Tony Nelson
Modified: 2008-01-05 09:03 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: audit-1.5.6-2.fc7
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Last Closed: 2008-01-05 09:03:01 EST
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patch (diff -up) to implement auditd status command for normal user (671 bytes, patch)
2007-03-01 16:17 EST, Tony Nelson
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Description Tony Nelson 2007-03-01 16:17:28 EST
Description of problem:
"service auditd status" only works for root, even though the function that
auditd uses to provide status works, so there isn't any permissions issue:

    . /etc/init.d/functions ; status auditd

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.non-root user
2.service auditd status
3.
  
Actual results:
no output

Expected results:
auditd (pid  xxxx) is running...

Additional info:
OK, I know that there are services that don't provide status to a normal user,
but there are lots that do.  Anyway, I was looking at this one.
Comment 1 Tony Nelson 2007-03-01 16:17:28 EST
Created attachment 149051 [details]
patch (diff -up) to implement auditd status command for normal user
Comment 2 Steve Grubb 2007-03-03 08:23:59 EST
This was fixed in audit-1.5 in rawhide. I had not planned to make audit 1.5
available to fc6. I might hand pick some fixes from it and make a new
audit-1.4.2 release.
Comment 3 Tony Nelson 2007-03-03 12:46:29 EST
OK, thanks.  Leaving it unchanged in FC6 is fine with me!
Comment 4 Steve Grubb 2007-03-05 14:55:54 EST
audit-1.4.2-3 has been built to address this problem. Its currently in testing
and will be pushed out wednesday if no bugs are discovered. Thanks for reporting
this issue.
Comment 5 Till Maas 2008-01-05 09:03:01 EST
Fixed on Fedora 7.

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