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[Bug 593537] New: vpnc fails to create tun device with permission denied
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  • Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 22:11:24 +0000
  • Message-id: <bug-593537-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>
http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593537

http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593537#c0


Summary: vpnc fails to create tun device with permission denied
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.2
Version: Final
Platform: All
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.2
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Network
AssignedTo: bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: digiplan.pt@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.2.2)
Gecko/20100317 SUSE/3.6.2-1.2 Firefox/3.6.2

using vpnc is supposed to work with user rights, however OpenSuse does not
allow to create tun device to proceed. This following command works as root,
but not as normal user.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /usr/sbin/vpnc
2. answer prompt questions
3. fails with the error Failed to bind to 0.0.0.0:500: Permission denied

Actual Results:
antocm@esprimo:~> /usr/sbin/vpnc --debug 99
WARNING! active debug level is >= 99, output includes username and password
(hex encoded)
WARNING! active debug level is >= 99, output includes username and password
(hex encoded)
Enter IPSec gateway address: <VPNserver>
Enter IPSec ID for VPNserver: <ID>
Enter IPSec secret for VPNserver: <secret>
Enter username for VPNserver: <username>
Enter password for username@VPNserver:

vpnc version 0.5.3
hex_test: 00010203

S1 init_sockaddr
[2010-04-02 23:00:57]

S2 make_socket
[2010-04-02 23:00:57]
/usr/sbin/vpnc: Error binding to source port. Try '--local-port 0'
Failed to bind to 0.0.0.0:500: Permission denied

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