Bug 58346 - tcpdump.spec creates pcap user with nonexistant shell
tcpdump.spec creates pcap user with nonexistant shell
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
: 54225 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-01-14 14:05 EST by Blair Zajac
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-15 05:35:23 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2001:089 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated tcpdump packages available for Red Hat Linux 6.2 and 7.x 2001-06-28 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Blair Zajac 2002-01-14 14:05:47 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.79 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U)

Description of problem:
The spec file for tcpdump-3.6.2-9.src.rpm creates the pcap user with this command:

/usr/sbin/useradd -u %{PCAP_UID} -g %{PCAP_GID} \
        -s /bin/nologin -M -r -d %{_vararpwatch} pcap 2> /dev/null || :

the shell /bin/nologin does not exist, it exists at /sbin/nologin

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-01-15 05:28:57 EST
*** Bug 54225 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2002-01-17 10:27:18 EST
should be fixed in 3.6.2-10 or newer

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