Bug 56846 - gpg using insecure memory, should be installed suid
gpg using insecure memory, should be installed suid
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 51913
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-11-28 13:58 EST by Dennis Björklund
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-28 13:58:45 EST
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Description Dennis Björklund 2001-11-28 13:58:39 EST
When I run gpg I get

gpg: Warning: using insecure memory!

According to gpg's manual it shuld be installed suid and it drops root
privileges as soon as locked memory is allocated.

Small change to the rpm is all that is needed.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2002-01-18 13:10:05 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 51913 ***

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