Patch-ID# 118535-06

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Keywords: security sh exec(2) function login shell profile
Synopsis: SunOS 5.9: sh/jsh/rsh/pfsh Patch
Date: Aug/17/2009

Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 9

SunOS Release: 5.9

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Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for x86 as patch 118536

Topic: SunOS 5.9: sh/jsh/rsh/pfsh Patch

Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6568535

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

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Problem Description:

6568535 shell process running on remote session keeps alive even if terminal window is closed
(from 118535-05)
6720249 sh should not let additional file descriptor linger on into its sub-processes
(from 118535-04)
6636947 /bin/sh dumps core in rmfunctmp when function with heredoc is unset
(from 118535-03)
6277636 sh can crash if it creates too many temporary files
(from 118535-02)
4498084 test is unable to handle operands greater than 2G or 2147483647
(from 118535-01)
5045556 sh args '-sh' + 'bar' alone (w/o '-c') should result in login shell interp.

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