[Announce] GnuPG security fix

raf raf at comdyn.com.au
Mon Oct 23 10:59:10 CEST 2000

Florian Weimer wrote:

> raf <raf at comdyn.com.au> writes:
> > i'm having a problem running gpg-1.0.4 as root on solaris 2.6:
> > 
> >   ld.so.1: ./gpg: fatal: libgdbm.so.2: open failed: No such file or directory
> >   Killed
> > 
> > if gpg is not suid root, then this only happens if root tries to run gpg.
> You have to pass the path to libgdbm.so.2 to ld(1) using the "-R"
> option, I guess.  Currently, the directory is listed in
> $LD_LIBRARY_PATH on your system, but this environment variable is
> ignored for setuid root programs for security reasons.

many thanks. that fixed it.


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