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[Bug 714732] New: rpcbind runs as root
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  • Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 14:44:54 +0000
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Summary: rpcbind runs as root
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 12.1
Version: Factory
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Basesystem
AssignedTo: okir@xxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: lnussel@xxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
CC: security-team@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

rpcbind runs as root. Please use a dedicated user instead. The configure script
already has a switch '--with-rpcuser' for the job. FWIW RH uses 'rpc' as

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