Bug 241725 - OOPS: reading non-root config file
OOPS: reading non-root config file
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vsftpd (Show other bugs)
4.5
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Assigned To: Martin Nagy
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Reported: 2007-05-29 16:49 EDT by Jim Beasley
Modified: 2016-07-26 19:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: vsftpd-2.0.1-5.EL4.7
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Last Closed: 2008-01-30 14:37:10 EST
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Description Jim Beasley 2007-05-29 16:49:34 EDT
Description of problem:
when specifying the 'user_config_dir' directive in vsftpd.conf, vsftpd will fail
when there is no user config file in the specified directory.  Please see
bug#232404 (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=232404)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
vsftpd-2.0.1-5.EL4.5

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. install vsftpd
2. add line to vsftpd.conf: user_config_dir=/etc/vsftpd/user_conf
3. login as a local or anonymous user without creating a config file for the user
  
Actual results:
500 OOPS: reading non-root config file

Expected results:
should be able to login even when user config file for a specific user doesn't 
exist (i.e. user config files should not be mandatory for all users when enabled)

Additional info:
touch a file in user_config_dir with the name of the ftp user to workaround this
issue
Comment 1 Maros Barabas 2007-06-20 09:54:12 EDT
Please try it with vsftpd-2.0.1-5.EL4.5. Works for me. Thanks
Comment 2 Martin Nagy 2008-01-30 14:37:10 EST
Closing as this bug is already fixed.

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