Bug#995793: Info received (Bug#995793: exim4-base: /tmp partition has noexec mount option; exim4-base fails)

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Wed Oct 6 18:09:02 BST 2021

Control: severity -1 normal
Control: reassign -1 apt
Control: forcemerge 546911 995793

On 2021-10-05 S Egbert <s.egbert at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Actual workaround is to remove ‘noexec” from both /tmp and /var.
> Tested it working without “noexec” mount options on ‘apt upgrade
> exim4-base’ to versio ‘4.94.2-7’

> This makes it like a major work-stoppage of dealing with 1,000s of
> those hardened Debian systems. 


Mounting /var noexec is not supported. For noexec /tmp you will need to
point APT::ExtractTemplates::TempDir to an directory which is not
located on a noexec mount.

cu Andreas

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