[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#425303: Bug#425303: nagios2: chmod u+s on check_icmp + check_dhcp
seanius at seanius.net
Thu May 24 05:57:45 UTC 2007
tags 425303 confirmed
On Sunday 20 May 2007 21:19, Loic Dachary wrote:
> check_icmp + check_dhcp miss the setuid bit. Since the nagios
> daemon runs as nagios user, they will both fail.
this is by design. in the interest of erring on the side of safety, we don't
ship setuid root plugins. i'd *swear* that we had documented this in
README.Debian, but now that i look i don't see anything about this.
anyway, you can override the permissions for the files manually, by using
dpkg-statoverride, which will preserve changed permissions such as u+s across
would it be okay to close the bug after updating the docs to reflect this, or
would you prefer to leave it open as wishlist/wontfix?
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