Bug 23201 - /usr/sbin/jserver starting by default again!!
Summary: /usr/sbin/jserver starting by default again!!
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: FreeWnn   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Eido Inoue
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: Florence Beta-3
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-01-03 01:41 UTC by Chris Evans
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-01-22 17:28:51 UTC
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Description Chris Evans 2001-01-03 01:41:37 UTC
Full install of everything, RH7.1 BETA1

Upon reboot, "jserver" starts running :-(
It does not look like a particularly secure piece of software. Last time I
at it I found a remote root bug.

Furthermore, jserver runs with real uid root (effective uid "wnn"). Why on
does it need root. This just makes any security holes catastrophic.

We can really do without jserver as a default listen. Didn't we go through
in the RH7.0 beta? Ditto for "canna" :)

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-01-11 21:16:37 UTC
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Florence Gold release

Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2001-01-22 17:28:46 UTC
The Canna and FreeWnn packages are now installed if and only if the user selects
"support Japanese" in the installer.  The default for this is off when running
the installer in a language other than Japanese.

It won't even be installed with an Everything install unless you select to
support Japanese in the installer explicitly.

Comment 3 Chris Evans 2001-02-06 16:50:39 UTC
BETA 3: English: Everything install: No Canna or FreeWnn listens.
Nice one.

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