Bug#469729: yate should not be run as root?

Jens Thiele karme at berlios.de
Thu Mar 6 19:03:28 UTC 2008

Package: yate
Version: 1.3.0-1.dfsg-1+b2
Severity: normal

I think yate daemon should not be started as root?
I propose to add "--chuid $YATE_USER" to the start-stop-daemon options.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages yate depends on:
ii  adduser                3.105             add and remove users and groups
ii  libc6                  2.7-6             GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgcc1                1:4.3-20080202-1  GCC support library
ii  libgsm1                1.0.12-1          Shared libraries for GSM speech co
ii  libpri1.0              1.4.2-1           Primary Rate ISDN specification li
ii  libspeex1              1.1.12-3          The Speex Speech Codec
ii  libstdc++6             4.3-20080202-1    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libyate1.3.0           1.3.0-1.dfsg-1+b2 Shared library for YATE

Versions of packages yate recommends:
ii  php4-cli                6:4.4.4-9+lenny1 command-line interpreter for the p
ii  php5-cli                5.2.5-3          command-line interpreter for the p

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