Bug 965483 - scponly package should be built with PIE flags
scponly package should be built with PIE flags
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: scponly (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gwyn Ciesla
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-21 05:54 EDT by Dhiru Kholia
Modified: 2014-03-24 23:44 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: scponly-4.8-11.fc19
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Last Closed: 2013-05-31 23:16:27 EDT
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Description Dhiru Kholia 2013-05-21 05:54:14 EDT
Description of problem:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#PIE says that "you MUST
enable the PIE compiler flags if your package has suid binaries...".

However, currently scponly 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,



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How reproducible:

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Steps to Reproduce:

Get scanner.py from https://github.com/kholia/checksec

$ ./scanner.py scponly-4.8-10.fc19.x86_64.rpm
Comment 1 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-05-21 12:35:32 EDT
I've gone through a number of iterations and though the makefile seems to be passing the flags to the compiler, it's not working.  I'll keep at it.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-05-21 13:05:18 EDT
scponly-4.8-11.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-05-22 18:38:44 EDT
Package scponly-4.8-11.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing scponly-4.8-11.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-05-31 23:16:27 EDT
scponly-4.8-11.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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