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IV58560: SNMPD MAY CORE DUMP WHILE QUERYING SHARE ETHERNET ADAPTER APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The snmpd daemon dumps core while querying
    the shared Ethernet adapter.  The snmpd
    debug log file has the error messages
    
    EXCEPTIONS: get_rcvtable: ioctl on device
    ent #n failed with errno = 64
    EXCEPTIONS: o_rcvtable: device data and/or
    device info are NULL
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • snmpinfo -m dump -v ifExtnsRcvAddrEntry can cause core dump
    with the following stack :  (dbx) where
    .() at 0xf4e4
    o_rcvtable(??, ??, ??) at 0x100031d54 do_operation(??, ??, ??,
    ??) at 0x100000b8c doit_snmp(??) at 0x1000018ac main(??, ??) at
    0x100001ee0
    

Problem conclusion

  • Have fixed the snmpd code so that if query fails, the
    error will be properly handled.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV58560
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60036
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60036
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64192
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV60040
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV60244
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV58560

  • Reported component name

    VIRTUAL I/O SER

  • Reported component ID

    5765G3400

  • Reported release

    220

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-02

  • Closed date

    2014-04-29

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    VIRTUAL I/O SER

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G3400

Applicable component levels

  • R220 PSY

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PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: PowerVM VIOS Standard Edition

Software version: 220

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV58560

Modified date: 10 May 2016