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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-10
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 1131 viewed    30 downloaded
Download size: 7.05 MB
Checksum: 2045230258

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
File System 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Storage Foundation 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Storage Foundation HA 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Volume Manager 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
Volume Replicator 4.1 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

 Fixes the following incidents:

 Patch ID:

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


OS Version: 11.23

Etrack Incidents: 2410832 

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
Fixes Applied for Products:
Storage Foundation 4.1 and any 4.1 MP/RP on top of it.

Overview of the Hotfix

Etrack - 2410832
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: VRTSob

Build Version: 3.2.569.0

Install/Uninstall Instructions:
Instructions to apply the hotfix

   1. Stop vxsvc process using command: "/opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl stop"

Installing the Hotfix

   1. Download the patch of VRTSob to a tmp location
   2. Install the patch using following command
         swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42173


Uninstalling the Hotfix

     To uninstall the patch use the following command.
        swremove PHCO_42173

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

Known issue 


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