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Re: [opensuse] Friday quiz - ping: socket: Operation not permitted
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:18:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <perdj8$bct$>
Andrei Borzenkov wrote:

On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 2:40 PM, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Leap15 as a plain user:

per@discompi2:~> ping discompi3
ping: socket: Operation not permitted

With an strace -

denied) socket(AF_INET, SOCK_RAW, IPPROTO_ICMP) = -1 EPERM (Operation
not permitted) socket(AF_INET6, SOCK_DGRAM, IPPROTO_ICMPV6) = -1
EACCES (Permission denied) socket(AF_INET6, SOCK_RAW, IPPROTO_ICMPV6)
= -1 EPERM (Operation not permitted)

Nothing to be seen in apparmor.

what "getcap /usr/bin/ping" says? You may need to install

From one Leap15 test system (xen guest)

test150:~ # getcap /usr/bin/ping
/usr/bin/ping = cap_net_raw+ep

On the system where I see the problem:

discompi2:~ # getcap /usr/bin/ping
Failed to get capabilities of file `/usr/bin/ping' (Operation not

(root is on NFS if that matters).

Per Jessen, Zürich (21.8°C) - virtual servers, made in Switzerland.

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