Apport not asks for permission from the sudoer user when launch a ".crash" file

Bug #455688 reported by pitwalker on 2009-10-19
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: apport

crash reports stored in /var/crash
when launchpad is down or timed out we need to submit reports manually later
but currently sudoer user cannot do that

ProblemType: Bug

Architecture: i386
 600:0:0:8464:2009-10-14 19:05:28.422013000 +0200:2009-10-19 20:48:16.934734726 +0200:/var/crash/_usr_sbin_update-apt-xapian-index.0.crash
 600:0:0:477499:2009-10-19 17:09:21.008733000 +0200:2009-10-19 20:44:39.606713299 +0200:/var/crash/susres.2009-10-19_16:41:40.275291.crash
Date: Mon Oct 19 20:48:58 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Package: apport-gtk 1.9.3-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: apport
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

pitwalker (pitwalker) wrote :
pitwalker (pitwalker) wrote :

This bug in not the same as:

I reported an permission issue with the manual crash reporting (".crash" file associated to apport)
(not an url open error)

Marco Rodrigues (gothicx) wrote :

I can't reproduce it. I click in the .crash file and Apport opens fine.

pitwalker (pitwalker) wrote :

Reproduction steps for Maverick:

1: log on to Gnome
  -with the installation account (sudoer)
  -or a minimal rights desktop user

2: open Nautilus

3: change dir to /var/crash

4: right click to a .crash file
created -> owner: root, group: root, only root can "r" and "w"

5: select the first: "Open with Report a problem..."

6: read the error dialog: "Invalid problem report" / "You are not allowed to access this problem report."

7. you click "Close"

8. examine task is not complete

9. add reading rights to everyone

10. right click it... .... Collecting problem information... permisson denied

11. add reading and writing rights to everyone

12. right click it... .... Collecting problem information... "Invalid problem report" dialog / "[Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/var/crash/abcdefghijk.0.crash'"

13. examine task is not complete

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