Recommended update for ksh

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ksh
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:0703-1
Rating: low
References: #790315 #795324 #803613 #804998 #808956
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.

    Description:


    This update to Korn Shell 93u+ provides fixes for many
    issues, including:

    * Fix segmentation fault on typeset on ENV variable.
    (bnc#803613)
    * Do not free data which is used later on in the hash
    tree of reloaded shell functions. (bnc#795324)
    * Make sure that tty is closed even if an interrupt
    arrived during close. (bnc#790315)
    * Fix truncation of variables when TMOUT is used.
    (bnc#808956)
    * Fix syntax error on command substitution in
    here-document. (bnc#804998)
    * Make Shift_JIS patch more reliable as requested by
    upstream.

    For a comprehensive list of fixes please refer to the
    package's change log.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-ksh-7568
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-ksh-7568
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-ksh-7568
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-ksh-7568

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ksh-devel-93u-0.18.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • ksh-93u-0.18.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ksh-93u-0.18.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):
    • ksh-93u-0.18.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/790315
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/795324
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/803613
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/804998
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/808956
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=7df465bc14fead4af9f816d787d4df48