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Recommended update for ksh

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(Last modified: 24AUG2006)


solutions Recommended update for ksh SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (eb0be1700625f850a3484300ec9242c1)

Applies to

Package: ksh
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20060824
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • The KSH builtin uname can have a segmentation fault with option -p
  • Do not trim backslash part of a multibyte character away
  • No segmentation fault if ksh uses shared command library
  • Fix segmentation fault in vi command line mode.
  • Make -i and -p option of uname builtin work

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 ksh.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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