Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 784349
Add PIE and RELRO flags when building setuid programs
Last modified: 2012-02-17 18:51:16 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #723921 +++
Description of problem:
The shadow-utils program contains setuid programs. We would like them to be built with PIE and FULL RELRO support if possible. Partial RELRO is OK if all attempts at making it FULL RELRO run into problems.
PIE flags mean -fPIE -DPIE passed to gcc on compile
FULL RELRO requires these passed at link:
shadow-utils-22.214.171.124-13.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing shadow-utils-126.96.36.199-13.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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shadow-utils-188.8.131.52-13.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.