kill doesn't report non-existance of pid if ran with sudo

Bug #1277183 reported by Mikhail Krutov on 2014-02-06
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procps (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Not cool.

Steps to reproduce:
neko@neko-N750JV:~$ kill -USR1 244463
bash: kill: (244463) - No such process
neko@neko-N750JV:~$ sudo kill -USR1 244463
neko@neko-N750JV:~$

Not sure that this is in 'procps' package however apt-file reports that kill is in there.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: procps 1:3.3.3-2ubuntu9
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-15.23-generic 3.11.10
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 6 21:26:43 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-01-21 (15 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: procps
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Mikhail Krutov (k-neko) wrote :
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