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Bug 30389 - Default xterm permissions incorrect.
Default xterm permissions incorrect.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-02 17:13 EST by D. Stimits
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Description D. Stimits 2001-03-02 17:13:07 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.15-config.2 i686)

Default permissions of XFree86-4.0.2-6 xterm is executable only for root.
No other user
can use xterm. Fix requires chmod ug+x /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Redhat 7.1 beta (Fisher)
2. Attempt to use xterm as a non-privileged user.


Actual Results:  Permission denied.

Expected Results:  An xterm should execute.

Fix is via root using:
chmod go+x /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-02 17:22:09 EST
This is fixed in the current packages.

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