Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 965532
gridsite package should be built with PIE flags
Last modified: 2014-03-24 23:44:29 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 gridsite 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 gridsite-gsexec-1.7.21-4.fc19.x86_64.rpm
upstream have dropped setuid binary anyway.
gridsite-2.0.4-1.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.
gridsite-2.0.4-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.