Bug 430602 - ksh segfaults
ksh segfaults
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ksh (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Smetana
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-28 18:16 EST by ritz
Modified: 2008-02-18 05:17 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 20080202-1.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-02-18 05:17:04 EST
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Description ritz 2008-01-28 18:16:42 EST
Description of problem:
ksh segfaults

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
$ uname -i

$ cat o
unset VAR
echo ${VAR}

$ ksh o

Actual results:
ksh segfaults

Expected results:
ksh should not segafult
Comment 1 Tomas Smetana 2008-01-29 01:53:59 EST
I failed to reproduce the bug with ksh-20071105-2.fc8.
Comment 3 Tomas Smetana 2008-01-29 04:24:23 EST
I can reproduce this bug only with OPTIND variable.
Comment 4 ritz 2008-01-29 04:35:34 EST
noticed this now. And for this is applicable for i386 also.
Comment 5 ritz 2008-01-29 04:37:03 EST
OPTIND seems to be a reserved variable within ksh.
Comment 6 Tomas Smetana 2008-01-29 09:09:54 EST
OK.  I think I have a fix.  I've sent it upstream for a review to verify it's
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-01-30 03:16:42 EST
ksh-20071105-3.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-02-01 20:18:21 EST
ksh-20071105-3.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update ksh'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1202
Comment 9 Tomas Smetana 2008-02-18 05:17:04 EST
ksh-20071105-3.fc8 has been obsoleted by ksh-20080202-1.fc8 that was pushed to
stable repository.  Closing.

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