IZ68463: UNIX: DB2SPRF HAS INCORRECT PERMISSIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Prior to DB2 v9.1 GA,  the file sqllib/cfg/db2sprf required
    world-write permission.   Starting with DB2 v9.1 GA,
    world-write was no longer required.
    

Local fix

  • manually remove world-write permission from the file.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * all Unix                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Prior to DB2 v9.1 GA,  the file sqllib/cfg/db2sprf           *
    * requiredworld-write permission.  Starting with DB2 v9.1      *
    * GA,world-write was no longer required but the code that      *
    * createsthe file was not updated.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * If the file sqllib/cfg/db2sprf already exists,               *
    * manuallyremove world-write permission,  as follows:chmod o-w *
    * db2sprfIf the file does not exist,  then no action needs to  *
    * betaken.                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code that creates the db2sprf file was fixed in DB2 v9.5
    FP6.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ68463

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE AIX

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4100

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-01-20

  • Closed date

    2010-05-25

  • Last modified date

    2010-05-25

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

    IZ63076

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDB ESE AIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4100

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

950

Reference #:

IZ68463

Modified date:

2010-05-25

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