Bug 41693 - setgid (mail) for procmail shuld be back
Summary: setgid (mail) for procmail shuld be back
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procmail
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-05-21 20:54 UTC by Łukasz Trąbiński
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-21 20:54:37 UTC

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Description Łukasz Trąbiński 2001-05-21 20:54:33 UTC
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Description of problem:
Setgid flag to /usr/bin/procmail should be back.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install procmail from RH 7.1
2. Install postfix from RH 7.1 powertools (instead sendmail)
3. Try to send mail to new created user (which one has not own mailbox
in /var/spool/mail/$user)

Actual Results:  As You know, postfix is running as user mail (not root)

<test@hq.nawigator.pl>: can't create user output file. Command output:
    procmail: Couldn't create "/var/spool/mail/test" procmail: Lock failure
on "/var/spool/mail/test.lock" procmail: Error while writing to

/var/spool/mail/test didn't exisit before delivered this mail

Additional info:

To fix this problem chmod g+s /usr/bin/procmail. 

Sorry for my borken english. :(

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-05-21 21:03:07 UTC
The procmail code isn't auditable, the setgid flag is not going back on: We
don't trust it.

Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-06-04 03:57:51 UTC
*** Bug 43365 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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