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IV53671: GETADDRINFO AND INET_PTON CANNOT HANDLE IPV6 SCOPE/ZONE APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The getaddrinfo and inet_ntop functions fail when
    given an IPv6 address string containing a scope
    or zone specification.  This specification
    consists of a percent sign ("%") followed by a
    string at the end of the IPv6 address.  The result
    is that applications such as ssh work with standard
    IPv6 addresses but fail when a scope or zone is
    appended to the same IPv6 address.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Applications such as ssh will fail when a scope or zone part
    is appended to the IPv6 address.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code changes are made to handle IPv6 address with zone part.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV52116
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV53612
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57584
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV57046
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV53671
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV53671

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-02

  • Closed date

    2014-01-02

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-14

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

    IV52116

  • 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 U866404

       UP14/05/22 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV53671

Modified date: 14 August 2014