vcs-aix-Patch-6.2.1.1100

 Basic information
Release type: Patch
Release date: 2019-11-05
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 206 viewed    19 downloaded
Download size: 131.8 MB
Checksum: 4179362524

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Application HA 6.2 On AIX 6.1
Application HA 6.2 On AIX 7.1
Cluster Server 6.2 On AIX 6.1
Cluster Server 6.2 On AIX 7.1
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.2 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.2 On AIX 7.1
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.2 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.2 On AIX 7.1
Storage Foundation HA 6.2 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation HA 6.2 On AIX 7.1

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:
None.

 Fixes the following incidents:
3982203

 Patch ID:
VRTSvcs.bff

Readme file
                          * * * READ ME * * *
               * * * Symantec Cluster Server 6.2.1 * * *
                         * * * Patch 1100 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2019-08-27


This document provides the following information:

   * PATCH NAME
   * OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
   * PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
   * BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
   * SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * INSTALLATION PRE-REQUISITES
   * INSTALLING THE PATCH
   * REMOVING THE PATCH


PATCH NAME
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Symantec Cluster Server 6.2.1 Patch 1100


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
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AIX 6.1
AIX 7.1


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
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VRTSvcs


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
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   * Symantec Application HA 6.2
   * Symantec Cluster Server 6.2
   * Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA 6.2
   * Symantec Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.2
   * Symantec Storage Foundation HA 6.2


SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
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Patch ID: 6.2.1.1100
* 3982203 (3981992) A potentially critical security vulnerability in VCS needs to be addressed.


DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
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This patch fixes the following incidents:

Patch ID: 6.2.1.1100

* 3982203 (Tracking ID: 3981992)

SYMPTOM:
A potentially critical security vulnerability in VCS needs to be addressed.

DESCRIPTION:
A potentially critical security vulnerability in VCS needs to be addressed.

RESOLUTION:
This hotfix addresses the security vulnerability. For details, refer to the security advisory at: https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS19-003.html



INSTALLING THE PATCH
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Run the Installer script to automatically install the patch:
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Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.

To install the patch perform the following steps on at least one node in the cluster:
1. Copy the patch vcs-aix-Patch-6.2.1.1100.tar.gz to /tmp
2. Untar vcs-aix-Patch-6.2.1.1100.tar.gz to /tmp/hf
    # mkdir /tmp/hf
    # cd /tmp/hf
    # gunzip /tmp/vcs-aix-Patch-6.2.1.1100.tar.gz
    # tar xf /tmp/vcs-aix-Patch-6.2.1.1100.tar
3. Install the hotfix(Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.)
    # pwd /tmp/hf
    # ./installVRTSvcs621P11 [<host1> <host2>...]

You can also install this patch together with 6.2.1 maintenance release using Install Bundles
1. Download this patch and extract it to a directory
2. Change to the Veritas InfoScale 6.2.1 directory and invoke the installmr script
   with -patch_path option where -patch_path should point to the patch directory
    # ./installmr -patch_path [<path to this patch>] [<host1> <host2>...]

Install the patch manually:
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Run the following steps on all the nodes in the VCS cluster:

Prerequisite: The system should have VRTSvcs 6.2.1-GA installed before the installation of this patch.

1. Save the VCS configuration:
    # haconf -dump
2. Stop VCS:
    # hastop -local -force
3. Persistently freeze all the service groups:
# haconf -makerw
# hagrp -freeze [group] -persistent
# haconf -dump -makero
4. Stop the cluster on all nodes. On any node, run the following command to stop the cluster:
# hastop -all -force
5. Verify that the cluster is stopped on all nodes: 
# hasys -state
6. On all nodes, make sure that both the had and hashadow processes are stopped. 
7. Stop the VCS CmdServer on all nodes:   
        # /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/CmdServer -stop
8. Copy the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/types.cf file to /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/types.cf.orig as a backup.
9. Copy the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/main.cf file to /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/main.cf.orig as a backup.

10. Install the patch by using the following command:

a. Change to the appropriate directory where patch is present.

b. Apply patch as:
    # installp -a -d VRTSvcs.bff VRTSvcs 

11. Verify that the new patch is applied:
    # lslpp -l VRTSvcs

12. To commit the patch:
Note: Once you commit this patch, you cannot remove it.
  Execute  the following command:
  # installp -c VRTSvcs
13. Start VCS:
    # hastart
14.  Start the VCS CmdServer on all nodes
   # /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/CmdServer


REMOVING THE PATCH
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Run the Uninstaller script to automatically remove the patch:
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To uninstall the patch perform the following step on at least one node in the cluster:
    # /opt/VRTS/install/uninstallVRTSvcs621P11 [<host1> <host2>...]

Remove the patch manually:
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Run the following steps on all the nodes in the VCS cluster:

1. Save the VCS configuration:
    # haconf -dump

2. Stop VCS:
    # hastop -local -force

3. Stop the VCS CmdServer
    #/opt/VRTSvcs/bin/CmdServer -stop

4. Uninstall the patch:
Note: You can rollback the patch only if it has not been committed.

    Patch Rollback:
    # installp -r VRTSvcs 6.2.1.1100

5. Start VCS:
    # hastart

6. Start the VCS CmdServer on all nodes
   # /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/CmdServer


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


OTHERS
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NONE
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