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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2013-1652 Low: Oracle Linux 6 coreutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Tuesday 26th November 2013 14:44:55 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2013-1652

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1652.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:

i386:
coreutils-8.4-31.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
coreutils-libs-8.4-31.0.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
coreutils-8.4-31.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
coreutils-libs-8.4-31.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/coreutils-8.4-31.0.1.el6.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[8.4-31.0.1]
- clean up empty file if cp is failed [Orabug 15973168]

[8.4-31]
- adjust the fix for the du bindmounts failure(#836557)

[8.4-30]
- Fix su retvals (once again)

[8.4-29]
- CVE-2013-0221 CVE-2013-0223 CVE-2013-0222 - fix various
   segmentation faults in sort, uniq and join(#1015019)

[8.4-28]
- su now returns correct retvals for all cases

[8.4-27]
- tail -F now disables inotify when encountering a symlink.
   Polling is used instead.

[8.4-26]
- df now properly dereferences long FS names(again)

[8.4-25]
- pr -n no longer crashes when passed values >= 32.
   Also line numbers are consistently padded with spaces,
   rather than with zeros for certain widths. (#997537)

[8.4-24]
- fix su return codes when NOT killed by a signal (#996190)

[8.4-23]
- fix several newly introduced defects found by Coverity
   check

[8.4-22]
- wait for su child to prevent errorneous execution of some
   commands (#749679)
- correct return values after signal termination (#889531)
   and propagation of child core dump info (#747592)
- dd now accepts 'status=none' to suppress all
   informational output(#965654)
- cut --output-delimiter option was ignored for multibyte
   locales (#867984)
- remove redundant setpwent() and setgrent () syscalls
   from stat -U/-G to improve NIS performance (#911206)
- date: deal correctly with invalid input with special
   characters (#960160)
- dd: provide support for the conv=sparse (#908980)
- su/runuser: clarify which envvars are preserved/initialized
   in -p/-m and -l help/man documentation (#967623)
- du: properly detect bindmounts (#836557)
- df: fix alignment of columns (#842040)
- id,groups: fix correct group printing (#816708)
- mv : replace empty directories in cross file
   system move (#980061)

[8.4-21]
- fix parsing of field regression in sort command
   (introduced between RHEL5 and RHEL6 upstream) (#956143)

[8.4-20]
- revert to polling for unknown filesystems, update
   known fs for tail and stat based on coreutils-8.21 (#827199)
 
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