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IV54831: ROOT DIRECTORY IS NOT RESTRICTED BY FTPACCESS.CTL APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • FTP access control fails to apply access control rule to
    the root directory (/).
    
    For example, 'readonly: /' can be defined in
    /etc/ftpaccess.ctl
    to prevent from uploading files into the root directory.
    But
    this rule is not enforced.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Not able to prevent from uploading files into the root
    directory even after putting readonly: / in /etc/ftpaccess.ctl
    file.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code changes were made to check root directory restrictions.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54831
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54831
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54831
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV54877
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV54844
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV54831

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-31

  • Closed date

    2014-01-31

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV52663

  • 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 U861284

       UP14/10/28 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV54831

Modified date: 10 May 2016