Bug 811084 - Ping loses it capabilities flag
Ping loses it capabilities flag
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: iputils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: Jan Synacek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-09 23:56 EDT by Kevin Clevenger
Modified: 2012-05-09 07:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-05-09 07:24:33 EDT
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Description Kevin Clevenger 2012-04-09 23:56:05 EDT
Description of problem:
Ping loses it capabilities somehow. When this happens only root can use ping.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 16 KDE spin

How reproducible:
Not sure.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ???
Actual results:
getcap /bin/ping = null

Expected results:
getcap /bin/ping = cap_net_raw+ep

Additional info:
No idea what's causing this, but it's happened twice so far.

Sorry - not a very helpful report.
Comment 1 Jan Synacek 2012-05-09 07:24:33 EDT
> Sorry - not a very helpful report.

That's true. I'm closing this report.

If you find out how to reliably reproduce the issue, please do reopen and add specific information.

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