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Security update for bash

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(Last modified: 17JAN2007)


solutions Security update for bash SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (859fe56aa460391e1a055b1d36c84fb0)

Applies to

Package: bash
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11394
Release: 20070117
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Using "/usr/bin/rbash" as login shell with the intention of providing a restrict shell to users was not working.
This update fixes this problem.

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 bash.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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