Patch-ID# 124969-01


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Keywords: security rm delete
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8: rm patch
Date: Feb/06/2007


Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 8

SunOS Release: 5.8

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: Patch available for x86 as patch 124970

Topic: SunOS 5.8: rm patch

Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #
639995915319739
647990615354708


Changes incorporated in this version: 6399959 56479906

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:

/usr/bin/rm
/usr/xpg4/bin/rm

Problem Description:

6399959 *rm* can delete unintended files
6479906 *rm* source can be worked on to improve code readability


Patch Installation Instructions:
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For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
 
For Solaris 7-10 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.  The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
 
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
 
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
 
       example# patchrm 104945-02
 
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.


Special Install Instructions:
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None.


README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012