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IV50876: CRASH IN FP_IOCTLX -> GNO_IOCTL() WITH FKERNEL FLAG SET APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • gno_ioctl() ignores the flags argument passed by
    fp_ioctlx
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • System may crash if kernel extentions are written which
    invoke fp_ioctlx() on devices, and use addresses passed
    in from userspace.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Changed gno_ioctl to handle userspace addresses appropriately
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58193
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV57779
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50876
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50876
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50876
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57478
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV50416
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV50842
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV50876

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • 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:

    IV50416

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U859304

       UP14/05/21 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV50876

Modified date: 14 August 2014