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Recommended update for procps

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(Last modified: 10JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for procps SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6b99452bfda7e285dba2abeb795a6d96)

Applies to

Package: procps
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9645
Release: 20050110
Obsoletes: none

Indications

SLES9 SP1 Update for procps

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the case where /proc/meminfo is so large it overflows a
buffer in ps with resulting segmentation fault. Was seen on NUMA boxes.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh procps.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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