Updated sed Shift_JIS packages that add one enhancement are now available forRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Sed (for Stream EDitor) is a stream editor, sometimes also called a batch(non-interactive) editor, that takes text as input, performs an operation or aset of operations on the text, and outputs the modified text. The operationsthat sed performs, such as substitutions, deletions, or insertions, can bespecified in a script file or from the command line. Shift JIS (SJIS) is acharacter encoding for the Japanese language. The sed Shift_JIS packages providesed support for SJIS.This update adds the following enhancement:* Previously, the sed utility did not correctly handle reading a multibytecharacter that could not be converted with the “ja_JP.SJIS” locale. As aconsequence, incomplete multibyte character input could cause the sed command toenter an infinite loop. The problem did not influence the UTF-8 characterencoding, but a fix was needed for SJIS. With this update, an upstream fix hasbeen backported for this bug, and the sed command no longer loops infinitely inthis situation. (BZ#1153888)Users who require SJIS encoding support with sed functions are advised toupgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevantto your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the RedHat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise S-JIS Service

SRPMS:
sed-4.2.1-10.el6_4.sjis.2.src.rpm
    MD5: 10a83da3b2255a454cf5c9ae251c729eSHA-256: 26cd62de1b430cb9cead9871be82c80bdc37cab8c26c27ba7a8661bbc413b029
 
IA-32:
sed-4.2.1-10.el6_4.sjis.2.i686.rpm
    MD5: 08eaf2708f100f32476384528049afbcSHA-256: 9f931639e7cbd2fc8efffa0ad2530a63723d84b1d304b10bf5e6234457fa44d4
sed-debuginfo-4.2.1-10.el6_4.sjis.2.i686.rpm
    MD5: 2a9c56c9839c494cda09e920a19419c6SHA-256: dc11a81cd477f6e3b21909c404a6b18fcbfeed21786dddefa0f4a35d107f8127
 
x86_64:
sed-4.2.1-10.el6_4.sjis.2.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 0498193360b3ef761777c7b17645af53SHA-256: 89bb46f7435edbafe6f16717d2577f8a1f3f0b80f6b6d6ebc036406c9444fef6
sed-debuginfo-4.2.1-10.el6_4.sjis.2.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 11ac451a73508590f20705dd5be5c800SHA-256: 2462c9a5c7d87ee6ec180906a62d51943b228658f92882269958d9a5b7b1dbef
 
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