Package "bash"

Name: bash


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Bash loadable builtins - headers & examples
  • GNU Bourne Again SHell (static version)

Latest version: 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


Other versions of "bash" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base main 4.4.18-2ubuntu1
base universe 4.4.18-2ubuntu1
security main 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3
security universe 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3
updates main 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3

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Version: 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3 2022-04-20 10:06:21 UTC

  bash (4.4.18-2ubuntu1.3) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: privilege gain via setuid
    - debian/patches/CVE-2019-18276.patch: replace the use of
      setuid and setgid when possible with setresuid and setresgid,
    - CVE-2019-18276

 -- David Fernandez Gonzalez <email address hidden> Mon, 18 Apr 2022 17:08:18 +0200

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2019-18276 An issue was discovered in disable_priv_mode in shell.c in GNU Bash through 5.0 patch 11. By default, if Bash is run with its effective UID not equal

Version: 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.2 2019-07-08 08:09:30 UTC

  bash (4.4.18-2ubuntu1.2) bionic; urgency=medium

  * d/p/bash44-020.diff: Add fix for hang on 'wait' statement
    (LP: #1822776)

 -- Bryce Harrington <email address hidden> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:28:15 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1822776 [SRU] Apply Bash 4.4.20 to fix cpu spinning on built-in wait

Version: 4.4.18-2ubuntu1.1 2019-05-16 10:06:41 UTC

  bash (4.4.18-2ubuntu1.1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * Resurrect "Set the default path to comply with Debian policy" in
    deb-bash-config.diff which went missing since 4.2+dfsg-1 or so.
    LP: #1792004 LP: #1614080 Closes: #781367
  * Add autopkgtest for the built-in path.

 -- Dimitri John Ledkov <email address hidden> Fri, 03 May 2019 14:50:32 +0100

1792004 built-in PATH seems to have sbin and bin out of order; and inconsistent
1614080 PATH contains dot when PATH is unset before running bash
781367 bash may set a PATH including "." under certain circumstances - Debian Bug report logs

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