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Bug 85894

Summary: ntpd init script ignores hosts containing 127.* anywhere in address
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Matthew Miller <mattdm>
Component: ntpAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Matthew Miller 2003-03-10 14:41:46 UTC
The ntpd init script contains a simple regex to avoid punching holes for
localhost in the firewall. It does this by deleting any line that contains
127.*. As you can probably see plainly once this is pointed out :) this is a bit
*too* simple -- a host like 192.169.127.14 would get deleted too. The expression
needs to be tightened to match only hosts that *begin* with 127.

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-10 14:47:42 UTC
I know, I know... fix didn't make it in the final version..

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-10 14:49:07 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82713 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:52:09 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.