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Exadata: /usr/bin/newgrp and /usr/bin/sg Does not Work by Default (Doc ID 1610188.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Use /usr/bin/newgrp command to update the the gid fails:


The gid is not changed as expected.

Changes

This is secure default on purpose as part of the comparex scan starting from Image version 11.2.3.1.0 via bug 13630226.

The customer is allowed to change it back to work.

Cause

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