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Id RHBA-2013:0118-01
Name Red Hat 2013:0118-01 RHBA psmisc bug fix update for RHEL 5 x86
Vendor Name red_hat
Product None
Content Type Recommended Recommended
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Operating System(s) Linux 
Released On 08 Jan 2013 12:00:00

RHBA-2013:0118-01

Red Hat 2013:0118-01 RHBA psmisc bug fix update for RHEL 5 x86

Vendor Name

red_hat

Product

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Released On

08 Jan 2013 12:00:00

Url

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2013-0118.html

Description

LSAC(v2)
The psmisc package contains the pstree, killall, and fuser utilities to manage system processes. This update fixes the following bugs: * Prior to this update, the fuser utility incorrectly used the "/proc/net/tcp" socket table to list processes. As a consequence, the fuser tool did not list processes that use a UDP port as expected. This update modifies the underlying code to parse the correct "/proc/net/udp" socket table, and fuser now lists processes for UDP ports as expected. (BZ#479345) * Prior to this update, memory was not correctly allocated. As a consequence, the "killall -g" option could fail to kill a process group. This update modifies the memory allocation. Now, the killall utility works as expected. (BZ#666213) * Prior to this update, IPv6 addresses were not correctly handled. As a consequence, the fuser command could return empty output for IPv6 sockets. This update modifies the code to handle IPv6 addresses as expected. Now, IPv6 sockets are identified correctly. (BZ#693476) All users of psmisc are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.

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