errors during install with noexec /tmp

Bug #997074 reported by Ronald Evers
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Adobe Flash Plugin Tools
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When /tmp is mounted with noexec flag set, the package won't install properly.

Package version is: flashplugin-installer amd64

Ubuntu version is:
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04

Complete output of apt-get install below.

[ronald@xxx] # sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
Suggested packages:
  x-ttcidfont-conf ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-dejavu ttf-xfree86-nonfree xfs
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  flashplugin-installer libnspr4-0d
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 14 not upgraded.
Need to get 19.6 kB of archives.
After this operation, 218 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
Get:1 precise/universe libnspr4-0d amd64 4.8.9-1ubuntu2 [11.3 kB]
Get:2 precise-updates/multiverse flashplugin-installer amd64 [8,338 B]
Fetched 19.6 kB in 0s (138 kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Can't exec "/tmp/flashplugin-installer.config.181541": Permission denied at /usr/share/perl/5.14/IPC/ line 186.
open2: exec of /tmp/flashplugin-installer.config.181541 configure failed at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/ line 59
Selecting previously unselected package libnspr4-0d.
(Reading database ... 154616 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libnspr4-0d (from .../libnspr4-0d_4.8.9-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package flashplugin-installer.
Unpacking flashplugin-installer (from .../flashplugin-installer_11.2.202.235ubuntu0.12.04.1_amd64.deb) ...
Processing triggers for update-notifier-common ...
flashplugin-installer: downloading
Installing from local file /tmp/tmpKo7TEp.gz
Flash Plugin installed.
Setting up libnspr4-0d (4.8.9-1ubuntu2) ...
Setting up flashplugin-installer ( ...
[ronald@xxx] #

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: flashplugin-installer
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed May 9 14:10:45 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Revision history for this message
Ronald Evers (mail-wz6bkyhu4uqpfausw0ege9b0y33ege6o4wz) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Pablo Catalina (xkill)
Changed in adobe-flash-plugin-tools:
status: New → Confirmed
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