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PM64582: ABEND 878 REASON CODE 0018 FROM DFHPD670

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Dump formatter DFHPD670 issues ABEND 878-18 due to attempted
    FREEMAIN of a negative amount of storage, whilst processing a
    dump.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All CICS users.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: ABEND 878 with reason 18 occurs when    *
    *                      formatting a CICS dump using the TR     *
    *                      option.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    DFHPD670 is used to format a CICS dump with the TR option
    specified. As part of the processing, storage is obtained
    from MVS. When being freed, the length value is not set
    correctly. As a result, an abend will occur if the value is
    negative.
    
    Keywords: abend878
    

Problem conclusion

  • The module DFHPD670 has been modified to ensure that the
    FREEMAIN procedure will use the length value it is passed.
    

Temporary fix

  • FIX AVAILABLE BY PTF ONLY
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM64582

  • Reported component name

    CICS TS Z/OS V4

  • Reported component ID

    5655S9700

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-05-14

  • Closed date

    2012-07-23

  • Last modified date

    2012-08-08

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

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

    UK80452

Modules/Macros

  •    DFHTRDUF
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CICS TS Z/OS V4

  • Fixed component ID

    5655S9700

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY UK80452

       UP12/07/31 P F207

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Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server

Software version: 4.2

Reference #: PM64582

Modified date: 08 August 2012


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