bash causes segfault with 'kernel: sh[XXXXX]: segfault at 0 ip 000000000043dacf sp 00007fff43dbddc0 error 4 in bash[400000+d4000]' messages and it occurs many times.

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Issue

  • bash causes below segfaults in RHEL 6 and it occurs many times:
kernel: sh[XXXXX]: segfault at 0 ip 000000000043dacf sp 00007fff43dbddc0 error 4 in bash[400000+d4000]
  • bash causes below segfaults in RHEL 5:
sh[XXXXX]: segfault at 0000000000000000 rip 00000000004376a7 rsp 00007fff027333c0 error 4
  • This issue occurs since 2014/09/24

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Bash

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