Bug 853189 - setgid programs should have full RELRO
Summary: setgid programs should have full RELRO
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mlocate
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miloslav Trmač
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 853068
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-08-30 16:55 UTC by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2012-09-25 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-09-25 16:35:08 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Steve Grubb 2012-08-30 16:55:17 UTC
Description of problem:
Setgid programs should have full RELRO support enabled for extra protection. It should also have gcc's PIE flag enabled, too.

FILE                                                TYPE        RELRO    PIE 
/usr/bin/locate                                     setgid      partial  no  

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Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2012-09-22 03:15:06 UTC
Fixed in mlocate-0.26-1.  Thanks for your report.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-09-22 03:16:28 UTC
mlocate-0.26-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-09-22 06:38:32 UTC
Package mlocate-0.26-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing mlocate-0.26-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-09-25 16:35:08 UTC
mlocate-0.26-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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