Files copied or moved to ReiserFS on different volume missing permissions

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 (SLES 11 SP4)

Situation

Files copied or moved to a different ReiserFS filesystem, for example during setup of the chroot environment for bind9 if /var is a separate filesystem, are missing the group and other permission bits with kernel 3.0.101-88.1 and 3.0.101-93.1. The issue does not occur with previous kernel builds.

Resolution

An upcoming kernel maintenance update is planned to fix this regression. In the meantime, affected customers with a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server subscription can ask the customer service for a PTF package.

Cause

The regression occurs due to an error in a security fix for POSIX ACLs (CVE-2016-7097)

Additional Information


Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7018489
  • Creation Date: 13-Jan-2017
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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