Description of problem:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#PIE says that "you MUST
enable the PIE compiler flags if your package is long running ...".
However, currently thttpd is not being built with PIE flags. This is a
clear violation of the packaging guidelines.
This issue (in its wider scope) is being discussed at,
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
You can use following programs to check if a package is hardened:
Steps to Reproduce:
Get scanner.py from https://github.com/kholia/checksec
$ ./scanner.py thttpd-2.25b-29.fc19.x86_64.rpm
Created attachment 747630 [details]
this should enable PIE
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thttpd-2.25b-35.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-28076d0830
thttpd-2.25b-35.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
$ su -c 'dnf --enablerepo=updates-testing update thttpd'
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-28076d0830
thttpd-2.25b-37.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-06a7c972e8
thttpd-2.25b-37.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
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