IY89512: SECURITY VULNERABILITY IN BOS.RTE.METHODS APPLIES TO AIX 5200-10

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Potential buffer overflow if a directroy path larger than 2K
    is given as an argument.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Potential buffer overflow if a directroy path larger than 2K
    is given as an argument.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Use malloc as opposed to stack for input buffer.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5200-10 - use AIX APAR IY89512
    5300-06 - use AIX APAR IY89434
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IY89512

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5L POWER V5

  • Reported component ID

    5765E6200

  • Reported release

    520

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2006-09-14

  • Closed date

    2006-09-14

  • Last modified date

    2007-12-06

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

    IY89434

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5L POWER V5

  • Fixed component ID

    5765E6200

Applicable component levels

  • R520 PSY U808278

       UP06/10/12 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



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Document information


More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

520

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IY89512

Modified date:

2007-12-06

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