[CentOS] Ping as regular user not allowed (CentOS Stream 8)

Thu Jan 20 18:46:19 UTC 2022
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 1/19/22 08:44, Brian Stinson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 8:33 AM Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com> wrote:
>> Following some update or the other (I think) on my CentOS Stream 8
>> system, I'm no longer able to use ping as a regular user; I get
>> $ ping www.centos.org
>> ping: socket: Operation not permitted
>> Does anyone else see this? It it a bug, or were the system/default
>> permissions deliberately changed? Can anyone suggest a fix/workaround?
>> Actually, I can find several different ones via a simple web search, but
>> they are generally related to other distributions, I'm not quite sure
>> which would be the most appropriate for CentOS...
>> Thanks.
>> - Toralf
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> Folks interested in this issue can watch this bugzilla:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2037807
> We're waiting for systemd-239-55.el8 sources to show up after which we
> will build this and publish to CentOS Stream. Right now this appears
> to be an infrastructure issue and the appropriate folks are working on
> that, but we also want this package to pass the proper checks before
> we build.

I am doing a compose with this version of systemd in it right now. 
Should be released later today.