From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 01 Jul 2005 - 17:00:45 BST
On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 02:43:33PM +0100, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> Hi all!
> Using VS 1.9.5 with GRSec on a Debian box and have come across an
> interesting issue with Exim/Exim's sendmail wrapper...
what about 2.0-rc4 without grsec?
> If I "su -" from root to a user, I can send mail out with mailx,
> php's mail() function etc etc all fine.
> However, if I log into the vserver from outside as the user, when I
> try to do the same operation, I get:
> 2005-07-01 14:40:16 setrlimit(RLIMIT_NOFILE) failed: Operation not permitted
> 2005-07-01 14:40:16 setrlimit(RLIMIT_NPROC) failed: Operation not permitted
depending on the setup, changing rlimits is not permitted
> 2005-07-01 14:40:16 unable to set gid=65533 or uid=0 (euid=0): forcing real =
no idea, probably grsec related
> Can't send mail: sendmail process failed with error code 1
> Can anyone help me sort out what's going on here? I have GRSec set
> to medium security level and have got setGID protection on, but I believe
> that only affects files?
> I really need Exim to work for all cases, not just for odd cases.
> If anyone has seen this or similar before, please help me! :) Google
> has not been my friend on the issue...
> Many thanks
> / Gary Wilson, aka dragon/dragonlord/dragonv480 \
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