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0014762CentOS-7glibcpublic2018-05-11 14:59
ReportercPanelPeter Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
OSCentOSOS Version7.5 
Product Version7.5.1804 
Summary0014762: /etc/host.conf now reports "nospoof" as being invalid
DescriptionSome customers have had the

nospoof on

value set within their /etc/host.conf file for a long time. Apparently this wasn't fully functional or never completed? And seems to have been removed from libc upon updating to 7.5.

Users that have this setting, are now getting:

/etc/host.conf: line 6: bad command `nospoof on'

with many of the commands they run. I see that glibc was updated last night.
May 10 01:38:34 Updated: glibc-common-2.17-222.el7.x86_64
May 10 01:38:35 Updated: glibc-2.17-222.el7.x86_64
May 10 01:38:57 Updated: glib2-2.54.2-2.el7.x86_64
May 10 01:39:31 Updated: glibc-headers-2.17-222.el7.x86_64
May 10 01:39:31 Updated: glibc-devel-2.17-222.el7.x86_64
May 10 01:39:34 Updated: glibc-static-2.17-222.el7.x86_64


Steps To ReproduceAdd (if not already present) "nospoof on" to the /etc/host.conf file
Updated from 7.4 to 7.5

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cPanelPeter

cPanelPeter

2018-05-11 11:40

reporter   ~0031759

It looks like CentOS may need to update the following packages that provide the man-page for host.conf:

man-pages
man-pages-overrides
TrevorH

TrevorH

2018-05-11 13:26

manager   ~0031760

CentOS just rebuilds what is shipped as part of RHEL. To get this fixed/changed you will need to get Redhat to do it. If you haven't already, then raise a ticket on bugzilla.redhat.com in the relevant section and report it there. When or if RH fix it then CentOS will pick up the change.
cPanelPeter

cPanelPeter

2018-05-11 14:59

reporter   ~0031763

Thank you. Filed https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1577265

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-05-10 17:32 cPanelPeter New Issue
2018-05-11 11:40 cPanelPeter Note Added: 0031759
2018-05-11 13:26 TrevorH Note Added: 0031760
2018-05-11 14:59 cPanelPeter Note Added: 0031763