Can't close xterm in 13.04!

Bug #1199457 reported by DmitryKX on 2013-07-09
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Bug Description

Vanilla Lubuntu 13.04. Steps to reproduce:

1) open LXTerminal
2) in the opened terminal run "sudo xterm", enter password
3) in the opened xterm run "xterm -e su nobody"
4) try to close the new opened xterm with the X button in the window title

Result: this xterm won't close. To close it I need to type "exit" or press Ctrl+D

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: xterm 278-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-19.29-generic 3.8.8
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-19-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Jul 9 20:22:54 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-06-19 (20 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release i386 (20130423.1)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: xterm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

DmitryKX (alex-custov) wrote :

On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 05:29:52PM -0000, DmitryKX wrote:
> Public bug reported:
>
> Vanilla Lubuntu 13.04. Steps to reproduce:
>
> 1) open LXTerminal
> 2) in the opened terminal run "sudo xterm", enter password
> 3) in the opened xterm run "xterm -e su nobody"
> 4) try to close the new opened xterm with the X button in the window title
>
> Result: this xterm won't close. To close it I need to type "exit" or
> press Ctrl+D
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
> Package: xterm 278-1ubuntu2

278 is more than a year old (2012/05/10).

The report, by the way reminds me of a case which was due to the shell,
rather than xterm.

--
Thomas E. Dickey <email address hidden>
http://invisible-island.net
ftp://invisible-island.net

Thomas Dickey (dickey-his) wrote :

See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=243598
(unless you have new/useful information, fixes for this issue will cite only the original report)

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