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MF60373 - F/CMS-CRYPTOGRAPHY CMS V4 INTRODUCED OBJECT ALLOCATION ISSUE

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Abstract

F/CMS-CRYPTOGRAPHY CMS V4 INTRODUCED OBJECT ALLOCATION ISSUE


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  V7R2M0    MF99102   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Introduction of CMSv4 for certificate key stores incorrectly
allocated a cached object in process heap instead of system
heap.  Upon process termination, a cache object referenced by
another process may result in an 0x80 exception and 1A00 2001
VLOGs.  Also, since a lock is held while accessing the database,
the lock may be unreleased resulting in other SSL processes
waiting on the lock.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44733 :
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This PTF corrects the object allocation such that the cached
object resides in system heap instead of process heap,
eliminating the potential for 0x80 exceptions and cause of
locking issues.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44733 :
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None.


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THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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     NONE

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA44733
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C5310720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF60373

Modified date: 05 August 2015