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IV50841: KERNEL CRASHES IN AUDIT SUBSYSTEM APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • system crashes in audit kernel subsystem with following
    stack.
    
    [006A7F88]refreshdata+0001A8 (000000003008F327,
    F1000A01000EE808,
       F00000002FF47490, 0000000000000200 [??])
    [00003850]ovlya_addr_sc_flih_main+000130 ()
    [kdb_get_virtual_memory] no real storage @ 2FF055E8
    [1000184C]1000184C ()
    [kdb_read_mem] no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF60D0
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • While starting audit subsystem with audit start command.
    system may crashes in audit kernel with following stack.
    
     006A7F88 refreshdata+0001A8 (000000003008F327,
    F1000A01000EE808,
       F00000002FF47490, 0000000000000200  ?? )
     00003850 ovlya_addr_sc_flih_main+000130 ()
     kdb_get_virtual_memory  no real storage @ 2FF055E8
     1000184C 1000184C ()
     kdb_read_mem  no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF60D0
    

Problem conclusion

  • The buffer which was passed from user space is handled
    properly in kernel to avoid system crash.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-12 - use AIX APAR IV53103
    6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58191
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV57777
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50531
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50531
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50531
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57476
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV56921
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV50841
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV50841

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-15

  • Closed date

    2013-10-15

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-14

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

    IV50032

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U858978

       UP14/05/22 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV50841

Modified date: 14 August 2014