Bug 965511 - davfs2 package should be built with PIE flags
davfs2 package should be built with PIE flags
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: davfs2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Will Woods
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-21 06:15 EDT by Dhiru Kholia
Modified: 2014-10-28 07:05 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: davfs2-1.4.7-6.el7
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Description Dhiru Kholia 2013-05-21 06:15:26 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 davfs2 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 davfs2-1.4.7-1.fc19.x86_64.rpm
Comment 2 Moez Roy 2014-10-11 07:49:38 EDT
I have added global hardening flags in the spec file for EPEL7 and EL6.

I don't have commit access to the other branches.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-10-11 07:53:22 EDT
davfs2-1.4.7-6.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-10-11 14:02:44 EDT
davfs2-1.4.7-6.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-10-13 11:07:59 EDT
davfs2-1.4.7-6.el7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 7.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-10-13 17:36:38 EDT
Package davfs2-1.4.7-6.el7:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing davfs2-1.4.7-6.el7'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-10-28 07:05:29 EDT
davfs2-1.4.7-6.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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