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4.140. pdksh

An updated pdksh package that fixes a bug is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The pdksh package contains a public domain implementation the Korn shell (ksh-88). The ksh shell is a command interpreter intended for both interactive and shell script use.

Bug Fix

Prior to this update, when a SIGINT or SIGTERM was sent to a pdksh process, the signal was propagated to the entire process group. As a consequence sending SIGTERM to a process killed other processes even if the first process was not the parent. With this update the SIGINT and SIGTERM signals are correctly propagated and unexpected termination of processes no longer occurs.
All users of pdksh are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes this bug.