Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 99256
anomalies in mozilla-1.0.2-2.7.3 update rpm
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:42 EDT
Description of problem:
- no changelog entry in RPM
- installs /usr/lib/mozilla-1.0.2 with root-only permissions, i.e. mode 700
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Uvh mozilla*1.0.2-2.7.3.i386.rpm
mozilla exits immediately with status 126
open mozilla browser window
Incomplete CHANGELOG entry in 1.0.2-1.8.0 version for RH 8.0
Earliest entry in CHANGELOG (10 aug 2002) older than earliest in 1.0.1-26 (4 oct
Cannot confirm the /usr/lib/mozilla-1.0.2 permission problem on RH 8.0 as I've
not already installed this new RPMs
Created attachment 92981 [details]
patch for specfile.
simple specfile fix to ensure perms, bumped serial and release so things like
autorpm will DTRT.
fixed RPMs available RSN from http://www.cs.umass.edu/~olc/pub/mozilla/
I haven't tested that but I think that will mark all files as 0755, not just the
Yes, but insofar as I can determine this does not harm anything. Nothing mozilla
installs needs differing permissions, yesno?
It sets all of the various non-executable files as executable. Even if it
doesn't harm anything, it's still obviously incorrect.
Since Red Hat Linux 7.3 has reached end-of-life long ago, this bug
could be closed or moved to Fedora Legacy.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not affected by this.
The proper fix for rh73 would have been this:
--- mozilla.spec.orig 2003-07-03 21:05:52.000000000 +0200
+++ mozilla.spec 2004-10-22 16:19:51.991577360 +0200
@@ -595,6 +595,7 @@
%files -f /tmp/mozilla.list