IV18638: POTENTIAL SECURITY ISSUE WITH GETPWNAM FUNCTION USING LDAP APPLIES TO AIX 5300-12

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

Local fix

Problem summary

  • A potential security issue exists with getpwnam
    function using LDAP.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Removed security issue
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-12 - use AIX APAR IV18638
    6100-05 - use AIX APAR IV19097
    6100-06 - use AIX APAR IV19077
    7100-00 - use AIX APAR IV19098
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV18638

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-30

  • Closed date

    2012-04-05

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-10

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV18464

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

530

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IV18638

Modified date:

2013-04-10

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