vea-hpux1131-5.0HF_3_3_844_0_2410862

 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-10
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 997 viewed    32 downloaded
Download size: 5.58 MB
Checksum: 1380463755

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
File System 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation for Oracle 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation HA 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Volume Manager 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Volume Replicator 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch requires: Release date
vea-hpux1131-5.0HF_3_3_844_0_2410862_obc 2011-08-10

 Fixes the following incidents:
2410862

 Patch ID:
PHCO_42176

Readme file
Date: 03, Aug, 2011

OS: HPUX

OS Version: 11.31

Etrack Incidents: 2410862 

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
  

Fixes applied for products:
Storage Foundation 5.0 and and 5.0 MP/RP versions.


Overview of the Hotfix
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Etrack - 2410862 
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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: 3.3.844.0



Install/Uninstall Instructions:
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Instructions to apply the hotfix
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   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
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   1. Download the patch of VRTSobc33, VRTSob to a tmp location and untar them
   2. Install the patch using following command
            swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42177
            swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42176

Uninstalling the Hotfix
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     To uninstall the patch use the following command.
            swremove PHCO_42176
            swremove PHCO_42177


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


Known issue 
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None
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