[vdr] [BUG] check terminal access

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Apr 29 15:21:17 CEST 2007


On 04/07/07 15:05, Stefan Huelswitt wrote:
> Hi,
> I think there is a bug in the RW access check for a terminal
> given with commandline option -t.
> The check is performed before VDR actualy switches his uid, so if
> the user which starts VDR has access rights and the effective
> vdr user doesn't have, the check is useless.
> In addition VDR should check the return value of freopen() when
> claiming the terminal later on.
> 
> The current code segfaults on the first terminal access (e.g.
> printf), if the effective vdr user doesn't have sufficient
> rights.

Can you please provide a tested patch against version 1.4.6 for this?

Klaus



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