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Bug 1909380 (fierce) - Review Request: fierce - DNS reconnaissance tool
Summary: Review Request: fierce - DNS reconnaissance tool
Alias: fierce
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Petr Menšík
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-12-19 15:01 UTC by Fabian Affolter
Modified: 2021-07-16 00:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-07-16 00:45:22 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Fabian Affolter 2020-12-19 15:01:05 UTC
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Fierce is a semi-lightweight scanner that helps locate non-contiguous IP
space and hostnames against specified domains. It is meant specifically
to locate likely targets both inside and outside a corporate network.
Because it uses DNS primarily you will often find mis-configured networks
that leak internal address space.

Koji scratch build:

rpmlint output:
$ rpmlint fierce-1.4.0-1.fc33.src.rpm
fierce.src: W: spelling-error %description -l en_US hostnames -> host names, host-names, hostages
fierce.src: W: spelling-error %description -l en_US mis -> mus, mos, mid
1 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 0 errors, 2 warnings.

$ rpmlint fierce-1.4.0-1.fc33.noarch.rpm 
fierce.noarch: W: spelling-error %description -l en_US hostnames -> host names, host-names, hostages
fierce.noarch: W: spelling-error %description -l en_US mis -> mus, mos, mid
fierce.noarch: W: no-manual-page-for-binary fierce
1 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 0 errors, 3 warnings.

Fedora Account System Username: fab

Comment 1 Ben Beasley 2021-02-20 15:53:17 UTC
Looks simple enough. I have test failures in mock, though.

Looks like you need to skip test_recursive_query_basic_failure, test_recursive_query_basic_success, and test_recursive_query_long_domain_failure, which all raise NoResolverConfiguration in mock.

Comment 2 Petr Menšík 2021-06-15 10:41:09 UTC
It requires just disabling test_recursive_query* tests during testing, because /etc/resolv.conf does not exist in mock environment. I were able to mockbuild it with simple change:

--- ../srpm/fierce.spec	2021-06-15 11:52:22.996270762 +0200
+++ ../srpm-unpacked/fierce.spec	2021-06-15 12:15:57.750292818 +0200
@@ -33,10 +33,11 @@
-# Assertions are made for the pathes and requires an exisiting /etc/resolv.conf
+# Assertions are made for the pathes
 %pytest -v tests -k "not test_parse_args_included_list_file and not test_parse_args_missing_list_file \
   and not test_update_resolver and not test_query_no_nameservers and not test_query_nxdomain \
-  and not test_query_timeout"
+  and not test_query_timeout and not test_recursive_query_basic_failure and not test_recursive_query_basic_success \
+  and not test_recursive_query_long_domain_failure"
 %license LICENSE

Then just "fedpkg --release rawhide mockbuild" in srpm-unpacked directory. If you are still looking for a package, can you update spec to compile also in mock?
An alternative would be skipping the test in case dns.resolver.NoResolverConfiguration exception were raised.

Comment 3 Package Review 2021-07-16 00:45:22 UTC
This is an automatic action taken by review-stats script.

The ticket submitter failed to clear the NEEDINFO flag in a month.
As per
we consider this ticket as DEADREVIEW and proceed to close it.

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