[Mageia-discuss] rkhunter errors

Remco Rijnders remco at webconquest.com
Thu Mar 1 19:43:03 CET 2012

On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 09:49:39AM -0500, imnotpc wrote in 
<4F4F8C83.4090400 at Rock3d.net>:
>I've done a clean net install of Beta 1 and I'm getting lots of 
>rkhunter errors. Most of them are resolved if I run --propupd on the 
>file's package, but 3 of them persist:
>Permissions for /bin/rpm - The x flag is missing for 'all'. This 
>permission is different from mga1. Is this changed by the 'secure' 
>security setting?
>Group for /usr/bin/w and /usr/bin/who. These 2 have group 'ntools' 
>which is different from mga1.
>So I have 2 questions:
>The problems resolved by propupd are probably due to an out of date 
>rkhunter database. Should I report this as a bug or just wait for the 
>databases to be updated?
>And second, does anyone know which package is at fault with the other 
>errors? Are the files correct and rkhunter wrong, or do the files 
>have incorrect permissions and what package is responsible for 
>setting these permissions incorrectly?

Hi Jeff,

Thanks for the detailed report. I'll look into this and will hopefully 
have this fixed before beta 2! (If not, chase me personally :-)


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