[vbox-dev] Virtualbox 5.1.26 problem with kernel 4.4.76/79 and x86_64
klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Mon Aug 14 09:45:00 UTC 2017
That error message means that the VirtualBox executable isn't installed
suid root (which the hardening expects and complains about by pointing
at the user id information for the running process).
On 14.08.2017 01:37, James Moe wrote:
> On 08/11/2017 08:52 AM, Larry Finger wrote:
>> Just for my info, is there some reason you are not using the Leap 42.3
>> VirtualBox RPM's?
> If you mean the ones available through Yast::Software Management...
> Yes. Here is the error message when I tried to run "VirtualBox &" as a
> normal user (not root).
> ----[ error message ]----
> Effective UID is not root (euid=1000 egid=100 uid=1000 gid=100) (rc=-10)
> Please try reinstalling VirtualBox.
> where: SUPR3HardenedMain what: 2 VERR_PERMISSION_DENIED (-10) -
> Permission denied.
> VirtualBox: Tip! It may help to reinstall VirtualBox.
> ----[ end ]----
> Running as root VBox does start. But without any of the guests
> available; the guest data is in the user home.
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