MA36741 - IPL-SRCB6000302-UNPRED IOPNIOA00020010 TASK HALT

 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

IPL-SRCB6000302-UNPRED IOPNIOA00020010 TASK HALT

Error Description

IOPNIOA00020010 task halt during IPL with SRCB6000302.          
Vulnerability in BrSmRcvAndCheck (called by BrSmIntWrap) that  
could cause a buffer overflow (memcpy'ing into a buffer        
_before_ checking the length)                                  
Additional Keywords:                                            
srcB6000317 IoCommWanBatsBedrock                                
TASK WANCRTPORT--0000 WANBATS-CMNxx                            

Problem Summary

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* PROBLEM: (MA36741) Licensed Program = 5722999                *
*           Crash/Hang Requiring an IPL to Recover             *
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* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system users for i 5.4.  *
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* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF44985 for i 5.4.             *
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B6000302 while running diagnostics on a modem port, a software  
error occurs and results in an MSD.                            

Problem Conclusion

Licensed Internal Code has been changed to prevent a software  
failure during modem port diagnostics.                          

Temporary Fix

 ********* * HIPER * *********                                  

Comments

Circumvention


None.                                                          

PTFs Available

R540 MF44985 PTF Cover Letter   8305
R545 MF44997 PTF Cover Letter   8305
R610 MF45003 PTF Cover Letter   8365

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... Yes
Component.................................. 9400DG3CM
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R540
Duplicate Of..............................




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Document information


More support for:

i family

Software version:

V5R4M0, V5R4M5, V6R1M0

Operating system(s):

OS/400

Reference #:

MA36741

Modified date:

2009-01-15

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