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Bug 925512 - sys-process/fcron-3.3.1-r1 installs system executables owned by nonzero uid
Summary: sys-process/fcron-3.3.1-r1 installs system executables owned by nonzero uid
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Alexey
Depends on:
Reported: 2024-02-25 20:13 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2024-03-09 14:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

build.log (build.log,77.25 KB, text/plain)
2024-02-25 20:13 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-02-25 20:13:42 UTC

Issue: sys-process/fcron-3.3.1 installs system executables owned by nonzero uid.
Discovered on: arm64 (internal ref: tinderbox_arm64)
System: GCC-14-SYSTEM (
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-02-25 20:13:43 UTC
Created attachment 886003 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Alexey 2024-03-04 01:52:14 UTC
This is intended. Otherwise we either get this error when running crontab:

ERROR could not change euid to 999: Operation not permitted

Or this file is suid with root, which is much worse.
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-03-09 14:40:07 UTC
ci has reproduced this issue with version 3.3.1-r1 - Updating summary.