innfeed complains about seteuid. can't post

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at litech.org
Sat Jan 19 02:27:29 UTC 2002




Please respond to inn-workers at isc.org not me personally.


On 18 Jan 2002, Nick Zervas wrote:

> Thanks Jeff.  inncheck doesn't check startinnfeed, but so what? ;_)

Huh.  Odd.


> So I
> took your advice and set permissions on startinnfeed to 4555
> (-r-sr-xr-x) and owned by root.

Eee.  That's a potential security hole.  Make it owned by root, group
news, mode 4550.


> Jan 18 12:08:01 maddog innfeed[1138]: newsfeed-east.sprintlink.net:0
> cxnsleep can't read banner : Connection reset by peer

What happens if you telnet to port 119 of your peer (from your INN
machine).


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Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org



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