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IZ44199: PPPDIAL BUFFER OVERFLOW VULNERABILITY APPLIES TO AIX 5300-10

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If input string is more than 4000 characters
    long, its giving a core dump.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • If input string is more than 4000 characters
    long, its giving a core dump.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Instead of static allocation, allocating string dynamically
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-09 - use AIX APAR IZ46149
    5300-10 - use AIX APAR IZ44199
    6100-03 - use AIX APAR IZ44332
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ44199

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2009-02-19

  • Closed date

    2009-02-19

  • Last modified date

    2010-03-01

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U820203

       UP09/05/07 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX family

Software version: 530

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IZ44199

Modified date: 01 March 2010


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