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Bug 589147 - abrtd has insufficient privileges for saving sosreport
Summary: abrtd has insufficient privileges for saving sosreport
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: abrt
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Denys Vlasenko
QA Contact: Michal Nowak
Depends On: 598978
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-05 14:06 UTC by Matthias Schroder
Modified: 2013-03-08 02:09 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Fixed In Version: abrt-1.1.6-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-10 19:32:56 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch (2.51 KB, patch)
2010-06-10 12:31 UTC, Denys Vlasenko
no flags Details | Diff

Description Matthias Schroder 2010-05-05 14:06:59 UTC
Description of problem: from /var/log/messages: 

abrtd: Can't open '/tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504103349-c00f.tar.bz2': Permission denied
abrtd: Activation of plugin 'SOSreport' was not successful: Can't copy '/tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504103349-c00f.tar.bz2' to '/var/cache/abrt/kerneloops-1272962001-1/sosreport.tar.bz2'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: ?

Steps to Reproduce: 
1. produce kerneloops (e.g. with help of #574570)
2. reboot the machine
3. read /var/log/messages
Actual results: frustrated abrtd

Expected results: happy abrtd

Additional info: 
[root@thisnode ~]# ls -l /tmp/sosreport--201005041*
-rw-------. 1 root root 198155 May  4 10:33 /tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504103349-c00f.tar.bz2
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root     33 May  4 10:33 /tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504103349-c00f.tar.bz2.md5
-rw-------. 1 root root 217481 May  4 16:52 /tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504165249-1dba.tar.bz2
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root     33 May  4 16:52 /tmp/sosreport-thisnode-20100504165249-1dba.tar.bz2.md5
[root@ ~]#

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-05 16:14:37 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Denys Vlasenko 2010-06-02 13:28:48 UTC
Created a bug against sosreport:

bug 598978 "RFE: provide a way to specify destination filename"

Comment 4 Denys Vlasenko 2010-06-10 12:31:07 UTC
Created attachment 422888 [details]
Proposed patch

The patch uses "sosreport --tmp-dir DUMPDIR" to avoid /tmp access problem.

However, this patch requires fixed sosreport first (bug 598978).

Comment 5 Denys Vlasenko 2010-06-14 19:07:24 UTC
Slightly modified patch is applied to git, will be in the next abrt build (abrt-1.1.6)

Comment 8 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 19:32:56 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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