vsftpd ftps error 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1


vsftpd server that is configured for ftps gives following error:

500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd


Uncomment the last line in /etc/vsftpd.conf to have a seccomp_sandbox=NO configuration directive.

# seccomp_sandbox add an aditional security layer limiting the number of a
# syscalls can be performed via vsftpd. However it might happen that a
# whitelist don't allow a legitimate call (usually indirectly triggered by
# third-party library like pam, or openssl) and the process is being killed by kernel.
# Therefor if your server dies on common situations (file download, upload),
# uncomment following line and don't forget to open  bug at
# https://bugzilla.suse.com


New seccomp security measure that is on by default is blocking openssl kernel syscall.


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  • Document ID:7019373
  • Creation Date: 24-May-2017
  • Modified Date:23-Feb-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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