Bug 991213 - snmpd hangs starting when sendmail queue groups are defined
snmpd hangs starting when sendmail queue groups are defined
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: net-snmp (Show other bugs)
6.4
All Linux
unspecified Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jan Safranek
Dalibor Pospíšil
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Reported: 2013-08-01 17:07 EDT by Kelsey Cummings
Modified: 2013-11-21 17:52 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: snmpd, the SNMP daemon, wrongly parsed Sendmail configuration files with enabled queue groups. Consequence: snmpd entered endless loop on startup. Fix: Parsing of the configuration file with queue groups was fixed. Result: snmpd does not enter endless loop.
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 17:52:05 EST
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patch (1.52 KB, patch)
2013-08-01 17:07 EDT, Kelsey Cummings
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Description Kelsey Cummings 2013-08-01 17:07:10 EDT
Created attachment 781775 [details]
patch

Description of problem:

A bug in the config parsing leads to a endless loop when it encounters queue groups defined in the cf.  Fixed upstream in 5.6


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

5.5-44

How reproducible:

100%


Steps to Reproduce:
1. define sendmail queue group in sendmail.cf

eg:

cd /etc/mail;

add to sendmail.mc
define(`QUEUE_DIR', `/var/spool/mqueue/q*')dnl
QUEUE_GROUP(`mqueue', `F=f, I=1m, R=10')dnl 

make && make restart

2. attempt to start snmpd

Actual results:

It hangs.

Expected results:

It should start.


Additional info:

Patch is back ported from 5.6 and appears to fix the bug, allowing snmpd to start when sendmail queue groups are defined.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 17:52:05 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2013-1693.html

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