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The latest patch(es) : sfha-hpux1131-5.1SP1RP3 
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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-10
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 837 viewed    26 downloaded
Download size: 29.63 MB
Checksum: 1241050796

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Storage Foundation 5.1SP1 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch is obsolete. It is superseded by: Release date
sfha-hpux1131-5.1SP1RP3 2013-10-15
sfha-hpux1131-5.1SP1RP2 (obsolete) 2012-10-29

 Fixes the following incidents:

 Patch ID:

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Date: 03, Aug, 2011


OS Version: 11.31

Etrack Incidents: 2394915

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
Fixes Applied for Products:
Storage Foundation 5.1SP1

Overview of the Hotfix

Etrack - 2394915
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: 3.4.302.0

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_42182


Uninstalling the Hotfix

     To uninstall the patch use the following command.
        swremove PHCO_42182

Additional Notes:
If vxsvc was running before the patch install, please start the service using
"/opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl start"

Known issue 


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