Bug 4947 - glibc 2.1.1 unsetenv has off-by-one error
glibc 2.1.1 unsetenv has off-by-one error
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-09-06 19:33 EDT by tymm
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-17 07:41:19 EDT
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Description tymm 1999-09-06 19:33:38 EDT
if two environment variables w/same name come consecutively,
the second won't be purged.  Response from glibc development
folks is "get glibc 2.1.2".  A number of security related
packages depend on the function, so it's rather important
that it works right.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-09-17 07:41:59 EDT
glibc 2.1.2 will be released in the next version of Red Hat Linux.
This bug alone does not mandate an errata.

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