Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 688433
System accounts created with useradd may have their umask set to 002 or 022 by /etc/bashrc
Last modified: 2011-06-27 07:59:06 EDT
Description of problem:
System accounts created with useradd may have a different umask set by /etc/bashrc depending on whether the uid is <=199 or >199. Useradd will create system accounts with uid < UID_MIN because the 'SYS_..' directives are not set by default in /etc/login.defs.
1. Set SYS_UID_MIN, SYS_UID_MAX, SYS_GID_MIN and SYS_GID_MAX in /etc/login.defs
# Min/max values for automatic system uid selection in useradd
# Min/max values for automatic system gid selection in groupadd
NB: setting SYS_UID_MIN or SYS_GID_MIN to 0 will result in useradd segfaulting
2. Change /etc/bashrc line 19 from:
if [ $UID -gt 199 ] && [ "`id -gn`" = "`id -un`" ]; then
if [ $UID -gt 499 ] && [ "`id -gn`" = "`id -un`" ]; then
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