Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 479412
PATH and EXECVE audit records contain bogus newlines
Last modified: 2015-05-04 21:15:59 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #452390 +++
Description of problem:
PATH records, as output by the kernel, contain a newline after the flags fields,
which is in the middle of the record.
EXECVE records contain a newline after every argument.
auditd seems to hide this, but they're there nevertheless. If you're not using
auditd, you need to work round them.
I've attached a patch which I think would fix them. However, I'm not able to
test the patch *at all* right now (even for compilation).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2008-06-21 18:15:46 EDT ---
Created an attachment (id=309983)
Patch to remove bogus newlines in PATH and EXECVE records
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2008-09-03 09:02:36 EDT ---
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