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IZ28510: DB2PD IS VULNERABLE TO 'COMMAND TERMINATION' DUE TO NULL POINTER ACCESS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • This APAR addresses some enhancements to DB2PD code. Additional
    checking has been added to prevent accessing NULL pointers.
    
    This enhancement is related to APAR IZ08028 (IZ01160) and
    IZ28504 (IZ28503) and will add additional robustness to DB2PD.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    *     All users of the DB2PD command.
    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    *    This APAR addresses some enhancements to DB2PD code.
    *    Additional checking has been added to prevent accessing
    *    NULL pointers.  This enhancement is related to
    *    DB2 9.5 APARs IZ08028 and IZ28504  and
    *    DB2 9.1 APARs IZ01160 and IZ28503
    *    This will add additional robustness to the DB2PD command.
    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    *    Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.5 fixpack 5 or higher.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem was first fixed in DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ28510

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE HP-

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4103

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-07-29

  • Closed date

    2009-12-16

  • Last modified date

    2010-07-16

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

    IZ28509

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDB ESE HP-

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4103

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

  • R820 PSN

       UP

  • R910 PSN

       UP

  • R950 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 950

Reference #: IZ28510

Modified date: 16 July 2010