Bug 955145 - lighttpd package should be built with PIE flags [NEEDINFO]
lighttpd package should be built with PIE flags
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lighttpd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gwyn Ciesla
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-04-22 09:26 EDT by Dhiru Kholia
Modified: 2014-03-24 23:43 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-22 13:18:15 EST
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dkholia: needinfo? (matthias)

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this should enable PIE (22.29 KB, text/x-rpm-spec)
2013-05-14 06:51 EDT, Dhiru Kholia
no flags Details
enable PIE (latest patch against rawhide) (329 bytes, patch)
2013-12-22 00:16 EST, Dhiru Kholia
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Dhiru Kholia 2013-04-22 09:26:03 EDT
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 lighttpd 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):


How reproducible:

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 lighttpd-1.4.31-3.fc19.x86_64.rpm
Comment 1 Dhiru Kholia 2013-05-14 06:51:40 EDT
Created attachment 747626 [details]
this should enable PIE
Comment 2 Dhiru Kholia 2013-12-22 00:16:10 EST
Created attachment 840260 [details]
enable PIE (latest patch against rawhide)
Comment 3 Dhiru Kholia 2013-12-22 00:17:52 EST
Hi Matt,

Can you please test and apply this patch (to enable PIE) ASAP? Thanks!
Comment 4 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2014-02-05 11:31:39 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-02-12 15:49:52 EST
lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-02-12 15:50:27 EST
lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-02-14 03:05:18 EST
Package lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2014-02-22 13:18:15 EST
lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2014-02-22 13:21:42 EST
lighttpd-1.4.34-3.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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