in /usr/share/debian-security-support/check-support-status.hook is su
used. This is a problem, because su starts a full pam-session. Since
many years there is "runuser" in util-linux, built from the source of
su. runuser does the same as su, but without starting a session in pam.
runuser is the equivalent for su in daemons. Using su causes for example
xdg-user-dirs which installs the directories Desktop, Downloads and so
on in /var/lib/debian-security-support. Using runuser instead, all is
working the same as before, but no user-specific xdg-programs are
I have a problem with su, because i have a user-configuration, which
mounts a special fuse-filesystem, and this throws me an error on every
"apt install", which calls debian-security-support und it creates the
Please change. I tried it, and it works for me!
-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (990, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386
Kernel: Linux 4.14.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8),
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
Versions of packages debian-security-support depends on:
ii adduser 3.117
ii debconf [debconf-2.0] 1.5.65
ii gettext-base 0.19.8.1-4
debian-security-support recommends no packages.
debian-security-support suggests no packages.
-- debconf information: