[Mailman-Users] bug

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Oct 30 13:23:14 EDT 2019

On 10/27/19 9:24 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> It appears this process is running as www-data.  Does
> /var/lib/mailman/locks exist?  Is it a directory?  Is it readable and
> writable as a directory by www-data or www-data's group?  Is it on a
> local disk, or some kind of network file system?

Actually, the owner of /var/lib/mailman/locks doesn't matter. The key
requirement is its group is Mailman's group ('mailman', 'list', whatever
Mailman runs as)

>  > SCRIPT_NAME: /virtualmin-mailman/unauthenticated/admindb.cgi
> This is not provided by Mailman, I suspect, unless it's a link to a
> Mailman script.  What does it do?  Is it just a call to
> /var/lib/mailman/scripts/driver?

This is probably the standard CGI wrapper for admindb. It too should be
Mailman's group and SETGID.

Does the admin URL have the same error?

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