Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 811084
Ping loses it capabilities flag
Last modified: 2012-05-09 07:24:33 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
Steps to Reproduce:
getcap /bin/ping = null
getcap /bin/ping = cap_net_raw+ep
No idea what's causing this, but it's happened twice so far.
Sorry - not a very helpful report.
> 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.