Guest cannot create /run/user/<name>/ subdirectory

Bug #1131139 reported by David Henningsson on 2013-02-21
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lightdm (Ubuntu)
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

To reproduce:

Log in as guest and start a terminal

cd /run/user/<name of guest account>
mkdir foo

Returns "Permission denied" error.

Note that this causes pulseaudio to fail to run at all for guest accounts.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: lightdm 1.4.0-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-2.6-generic 3.8.0-rc4
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-2-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.8-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 21 11:30:44 2013
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-11-09 (103 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64 (20121109)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: lightdm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

David Henningsson (diwic) wrote :
description: updated
Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Fixed upstream in r1599.

Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package lightdm - 1.4.0-0ubuntu5

lightdm (1.4.0-0ubuntu5) raring; urgency=low

  * Add 11_runtime_dir_access.patch: Allow guest session to write
    /run/user/<username>/. (LP: #1131139)
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:44:18 +0100

Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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