[libvir] [PATCH] Bad permissions on /var/run/libvirt/
aspsk2 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 09:06:02 UTC 2008
2008/4/17, Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com>:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 07:37:56PM +0400, Anton Protopopov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Non-root can't use /var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock even in the case
> > "unix_sock_group" and "unix_sock_rw_perms" are set properly.
> > The reason:
> > # ls -l /var/run /var/run/libvirt | grep libvirt | grep -v pid
> > drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Apr 14 19:14 libvirt
> > srwxrwx--- 1 root libvirt 0 Apr 14 19:14 libvirt-sock
> > srwxrwxrwx 1 root libvirt 0 Apr 14 19:14 libvirt-sock-ro
> > i.e., bad permissions on /var/run/libvirt
> Hum, how did you get this ? Maybe this is more a packaging problem than
> anything else
Yes, it was, sorry...
, I have this here:
> [root at paphio ~]# rpm -qf /var/run/libvirt
> [root at paphio ~]# rpm -V libvirt
> [root at paphio ~]# ls -ld /var/run/libvirt
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-04-04 18:00 /var/run/libvirt
> [root at paphio ~]# ls -l /var/run/libvirt
> total 0
> srwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 2008-03-29 14:56 libvirt-sock
> srwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 2008-03-29 14:56 libvirt-sock-ro
> [root at paphio ~]#
> > One possible solution (implied in the attached patch) is the following:
> > Every time libvirtd starts
> > * it implicitly sets the group id of /var/run/libvirt:
> > chown(/var/run/libvirt, -1, unix_sock_gid).
> > * if "unix_sock_group" defined in /etc/libvirt/libvirtd.conf, libvirtd
> > chmod g+x /var/run/libvirt
> > otherwise,
> > chmod g-x /var/run/libvirt
> I don't know, that's doable too, but if there is a packaging problem
> maybe it's good to have it fixed instead of changing permissions at
> runtime. But the configuration data should override this, that's true.
> What do others think ?
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