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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-08
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 571 viewed    27 downloaded
Download size: 24.28 MB
Checksum: 4025451414

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Enterprise Administrator 5.0MP3 On Solaris 10 X64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

 Fixes the following incidents:

 Patch ID:
139745-04, 139746-04

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Date: 03, Aug, 2011

OS: Solaris x86

OS Version: 10

Etrack Incidents: 2372164

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
Fixes Applied for Products:
Storage Foundation 5.0MP3 and any RP on 5.0MP3 version.
Storage Foundation HA 5.0MP3 and any RP on 5.0MP3 version.

Overview of the Hotfix

Etrack - 2372164
SYMPTOM: VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.    

DESCRIPTION: Veritas Enterprise Administrator service (vxsvc) is prone to buffer overflows which may result in a crash.

RESOLUTION:  Code was modified to validate the data packets received over the network and reject the malformed packet(s).

Packages applied: VRTSobc33, VRTSob

Build Version: 3.3.1229.0

Install/Uninstall Instructions:
Instructions to apply the hotfix

   1. Stop vxsvc process using command: "/opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl stop"
   2. Stop all vxpal agent processes using command: "/opt/VRTSobc/pal33/bin/vxpalctrl -a <agent name> -c stop"

Installing the Hotfix

   1. Download the patch of VRTSobc33, VRTSob to a tmp location and untar them
   2. Install the patch using following command
         patchadd -d /tmp/139746-04
         patchadd -d /tmp/139745-04

Uninstalling the Hotfix

     To uninstall the patch use the following command.
         patchrm 139745-04
         patchrm 139746-04

Additional Notes:
No reboot is required after installation or un-installation of these patches.

Known issue 


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